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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 07-06-2009, 10:44 AM
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Posted By patnmike427
One more thing re: the water issue. The...

One more thing re: the water issue. The original owner passed away in 1999 (house was built in 1952), and I believe that his widow (who passed on in 2002) didn't notice the cracks. My wife and I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 07-06-2009, 10:39 AM
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Posted By patnmike427
Thanks for the reply, InspectorD...I appreciate...

Thanks for the reply, InspectorD...I appreciate it. I think that my timing on my post (right before a holiday weekend) is probably why I haven't seen many other replies...no big deal.

Well, I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 07-06-2009, 06:03 AM
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Posted By patnmike427
Well, I had to tear it all out...

As I was trying to carefully pull off the "veneer", the underlying cinder block was coming right out with it. Oh well, gotta yank it all now!

The water damage to the cinder block was...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 07-01-2009, 04:26 PM
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Posted By patnmike427
Cement porch wall repair help please!

Greetings all. My front porch is your standard "block and fill" concrete porch. While the block and top slab are holding up OK, I have one VERTICAL side wall that's crumbling, as seen in the...
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