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Painted bricks

Posted by Carol on August 11th, 2000 08:25 PM
In reply to Painted brick--Jay J and Wick, please note by Henry in MI on June 30th, 2000 04:34 PM [Go to top of thread]

You have probably decided what to do by now, but I will add my story. I have a very old brick house with white paint for at least 50 years. I hated that paint and tried everything I could--chemicals, water, muriatic acid, me standing out there with a little scraper, etc. Eventually I paid a brick mason $3000 to clean and tuckpoint about 750 square feet of brick. An absurd expense except that I hated that paint so much. The brick is an incredibly beautiful and distinctive color and I actually am not having any regrets about the expense.

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