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Old 07-31-2010, 11:22 AM   #1
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Mortar Repair

Hello, I have a porch with mortar over brick walls. The mortar began cracking and moisture got behind it causing it to get soft in some areas and it is now falling off. Behind it is sand but the outter part is hard. Can I just get rid of the loose parts that are easy to remove and repair those areas with new mortar. What kind should I use - is Type N ok? How do I apply it and make it stick to the wall? What consistency should it be? Thanks for any help.

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Old 07-31-2010, 08:18 PM   #2
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Mortar Repair

Mortar is a material that is interspersed with a manufactured material such as brick or block. Take a picture of your situation.

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Old 07-31-2010, 08:39 PM   #3
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Thanks for responding Ron. Will take a picture tomorrow and post it so you can see what's happening.
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