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Brick Siding

Routine Care Task

Inspect, clean, and repair brick siding

Priority

Prevents entry of water and insects, and maintains integrity of the brick covering.

Timing: 

May (yearly)


NOTE: The tasks and timings shown here for your Brick Siding are based on a single-family home (owned), located in Massachusetts, United States, with priority set at ‘1 star' or higher, for all possible goals.


If you set your personalization differently in your Home Wizard app, then you may get reminders for different tasks and timings in your recommended home care program for your Brick Siding.

How To

brick siding care Carefully inspect brick or masonry siding for cracks or missing mortar.

Repair with mortar or concrete caulk. Pressure wash and clean the brick as necessary.

Helpful Accessories

Electric Pressure Washer
Electric Pressure Washer

The higher the water pressure and water flow, the higher the cleaning power

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Concrete Caulk
Concrete Caulk

Waterproof concrete and masonry sealant

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Brick Cleaner
Brick Cleaner

Intensively cleans stones and tiles surfaces without damaging

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Benefits

  • Appearance
  • Maintaining Value
  • Avoiding Unscheduled Repairs

The benefits of this task are high from doing the inspection, as this can prevent costly damage from penetration
by water and insects. Pressure washing and cleaning help to maintain the appearance of your brick siding.

Costs

The cost of this task is moderately high. The inspection can usually done fairly quickly, but depending on the size of your home, washing your brick can be time consuming. You will need a pressure washer, ladders, long-handed brushes, etc. to do the cleaning associated with this task.

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