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Old 08-07-2011, 09:38 AM   #1
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Bricks: Pitted With Tiny Holes - Are They Kosher?


Hi all.

Have a kitchen extension which was built 8 years ago. Am concerned about the brickwork as it looks like someone has been using it as a dartboard - there are tiny holes/pitting on most of the bricks - as if you had thrown a dart at it or as if bookworms were brickworms.

Is this normal? Or are these bricks substandard?

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Old 08-07-2011, 10:52 AM   #2
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BTW - some of the bricks are also cracking - quite a few of them have crack lines about an inch or so long.

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BTW - some of the bricks are also cracking - quite a few of them have crack lines about an inch or so long.
Photos of the issue will help with responses.
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Old 08-07-2011, 10:09 PM   #4
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It sounds like the coating, wether it be a frosting or glaze or something similar, is wearing away due to the elements, exposing these pinholes & cracks. A few pictures would be the second best way to comment on this, with an on-site visit by a professional being the best approach.
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Cheers - I'll try and get some pics on.
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What location are you in?
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What location are you in?
I'm in Brum.
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Sorry about the presentation.
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Sorry about the presentation.
Sort of reminiscent of the Moon landing shots.

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