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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-05-2010, 10:02 PM
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Posted By der swede
akarka; sealing a basement from the inside is...

akarka; sealing a basement from the inside is akin to caulking a boat from the inside, or like sticking your finger in a dyke. At some point it will leak. However, that said, it is also realized that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-05-2010, 09:39 PM
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Posted By der swede
Cablechick; it sounds like you pretty much know...

Cablechick; it sounds like you pretty much know that you have a lot of work on your hands. But, two things you mentioned stand out which should be your starting point. One is that 'you think' that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 01-02-2010, 07:09 PM
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Posted By der swede
Dalmation; you are correct to be concerned about...

Dalmation; you are correct to be concerned about what you have done to your building, by rendering the "ancient" , 400 year old masonry walls with an opc mortar. On the surface, the use of an opc,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 12-13-2009, 07:12 PM
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Posted By der swede
Kaci; I believe from your post, that what your...

Kaci; I believe from your post, that what your looking for is a "brick veneer", and not "pavers". They can be found by googling "brick veneer". Otherwise search a Thomas' register. You'll find a few...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 12-12-2009, 02:03 PM
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Posted By der swede
Garage is sinking

Wow; what a problem. But there are a half dozen good solutions anyway. Much good advice has already been given by those who've already commented. You are in Rochester N.Y.. So that means you are...
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