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  1. How to Replace Spalling Bricks

    This article explains how to identify spalling on bricks, which causes them to deteriorate. It also tells how you can keep water away from brick walls to eliminate the problem before it starts. Otherwise, you'll end up having to replace the damaged bricks.

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  1. Masonry: How to Repair Mortar Joints

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    Crumbling mortar in brick walls and chimneys has to be cut out and replaced to avoid structural and water damage. Tuckpointing—cleaning out and remortaring the joints—is easier than it looks if you have the right tools.

  2. How to Reset a Loose Brick

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    Learn how to clean, reset and tuckpoint loose bricks. A loose brick can ultimately lead to major problems – even a wall collapse – but the fix is simple.

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  1. How To: Repoint Brick Walls - Bob's Blogs

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    FromBobVila.com

    Repointing brick walls and chimney's with new mortar will not only enhance their beauty, but ensure that they remain secure, stable and sound for years to come.

  2. Veneer Brick Walls - Bob Vila's Blogs

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    FromBobVila.com

    Brick has a timeless appearance and requires little maintenance, making it a popular material for many applications. Veneer brick walls rest atop masonry sills; behind the veneer is an air space that allows moisture to vent.

  3. How to Hang Picture Frames on a Brick Wall - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    It's not hard to hang picture frames on a brick wall . First, read through our simple instructions. Then grab your drill, some wall anchors, and a friend—and get to work!

  4. Faux Exposed-Brick Wall with Cement Coloring

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    FromInstructables: exploring - workshop - home-renovation - featured

    This way how I made my cheap-ugly mason-block wall looks a little nicer: make it look like exposed brick wall This is part of a front fencing wall of the house, so it's really seen by neighbors and whoever passes by.. Plus the mortar blocks that was used is a locally made, which means it's really ...

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  1. Extreme Close Up: Pressure Washer

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    Sears Handyman shows you the best tool for the outdoors grime and slime - the Pressure Washer.

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