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    Reface blown bricks

    Bricklayers

    I'm going to reface the blown bricks on the wall round the garden of my house should I pva the surface of the brick first and would you put some pva in the mix itself if so how much, thanks

    Asked by Andrew on 27th Jun 2021
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    Griff construction

    "Hi mate, in answer to your question. Yes you need to PVA the areas first, mix the PVA so that it looks like milk but not thick. Don't put any in the mix. Paint the walls with the PVA, let it dry then paint them again, when area is sticky apply the cement. You can put plastersizer in the cement if you wish. GOOD LUCK."

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    Mr N.Dolan

    "Hiya ,just relay NEW bricks ,forget the PVA ,New bricks relaid,correct mortar .job done"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    Bestbrick

    "Use PVA 50/50 and brush onto the brick surface, give at least two coats before you use cement and yes a little in your mix won't hurt the job. If you can match the pattern of the brick by using a stroke brush and then maybe a tint dye to get the colour right."

    Answered on 7th Dec 2021 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    Quality bricklayer builder

    "If the brick has blown best thing to do is remove and replace it."

    Answered on 20th Aug 2021 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    E&J LANSCAPES

    "Yes I would use a pva water mix on the surface first then use some in the mix but it would depend on mix size to be fair you can’t really use to much"

    Answered on 11th Aug 2021 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
    T Evans

    "https://steadfastspl.com/product/total-wall-care-brick-repair/?gclid=CjwKCAiA24SPBhB0EiwAjBgkhgkl9Mhxf6Gyxwx08-LU0vqCTOPA2Pyr1uI2HlOww8L8gPrjgRSoXRoCswQQAvD_BwE
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    Answered on 14th Jan 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
    nsc nscbrickwork

    "Yes pva wall and in mix.me personally I would cut out bad bricks and replace with new bricks"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    J&S roofing services

    "The best solution would be to cut the blown bricks out completely and replace with full brick ."

    Answered on 13th Jul 2021 - Member since Feb 2018 - report
    Fenhomes property repairs and maintenance.

    "The best option is to find a suitable match and replace the brick entirely as once a brick as spelched it has lost its strength to fight the elements and you will be forever repairing as it will never be completely frost free which is what causes the most brick to spelch water ingress then the frost expansion blows the face off the brick hence the spelching effect ."

    Answered on 3rd Nov 2021 - Member since Sep 2021 - report

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