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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-15-2008, 04:47 PM
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Posted By STG
Wonder of wonders... I just talked to my...

Wonder of wonders...

I just talked to my neighbor who's been doing a bunch of work on his house this weekend, too. Turns out that he's a retired concrete contractor.

He says that there's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-15-2008, 01:06 PM
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Posted By STG
Thanks for the welcome and the feedback. ...

Thanks for the welcome and the feedback.

This happens on many houses here, Glenn. What people "in the business" have told me is that this results from the brick pushing against the corner of...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-15-2008, 08:14 AM
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Posted By STG
I've uploaded photos of the repair. The...

I've uploaded photos of the repair.

The first two pictures are of my house after repairing the crack in the manner I described earlier.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-15-2008, 06:46 AM
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Posted By STG
I'd like to bump this topic and get some more feedback.

I conducted a repair on my house this weekend for this very same issue. I chiseled out the crack a bit with my cold chisel - but didn't go all the way into it. The crack was quite small - but there...
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