Notes some methods of restoring the soundness and good appearanceof brickwork. Discusses damage caused by frost, water penetration andsoluble salts. Outlines techniques of repointing historic brickwork andspecial joint finishes, and examines the causes of cracks andinstability. Mentions methods of cleaning brickwork, and suggests thatthe work be undertaken by skilled specialist contractors.
Structural Survey – Emerald Publishing
Published: Feb 1, 1991