Efflorescence – Removal and Prevention

Efflorescence – Removal and Prevention

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What you Need To Know

The following article discusses historic masonry but the causes and principles are the same for any stone, brick or concrete surface.

The crystallization of soluble salts in Historic masonry causes severe deterioration of the substrate. This crystallization is called subflorescence. These salts are derived from several sources, including

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