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  1. Painting over elastomeric paint

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    The exterior of my 130-year-old brick carriage house, located in the mid-Atlantic region, was painted with PPG Perma-Crete Pitt-Flex elastomeric coating about 10 years ago. The paint has held up fairly well, except for a few sections where I had to have some repointing (paint and mortar failure...
  2. Painting Internal Brickwork

    Painting
    I am painting internal brick work in my laundry. It looks like there is mould or algae or something that is making the bricks look yucky. My questions are: 1) what should I use to clean the bricks prior to painting? 2) What paint can I use? Anything or do I need to know something special...
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