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Whitey
Pressure spraying brick work

I really want to clean up the brick work at the front of the house I've bought. Was thinking us using a pressure washer / spray, but am concerned that it will blast away the cement and therefore potentially cause problems with the structure.

Has anyone tried this before? Are there alternatives to my approach?

Thanks :)

HoustonRemodeler
Re: Pressure spraying brick work

You can pressure wash brick. You don't have to run the pressure washer at full tilt. Start at a lower engine speed and increase until you find the point you are doing damage, then back off. A rotary spray head will get you a more even finish. I pressure wash my house a few times a year, and there are sections with vinyl siding and sections with Hardie. Differing pressures and hold the tip a little closer or further away.

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