white walls?

Postby marty c » Mon Oct 22, 2007 2:19 pm

I have recently built a new garden wall but when it is dry it is covered in what looks like white salt marks all over it spoiling its new appearance. I have tried a high pressure water jet to remove it but to no avail. Any tips would be appreciated, thanks Marty C
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Postby thedoctor » Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:30 pm

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Postby canny » Sat Nov 03, 2007 10:24 pm

Use brick acid, available from builder's yards.
It's only the salts in the morter coming out.
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