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My block wall got wet because of a neighbors drainage problem. the drainage problem is fixed but the face of the block is a little crumbled, loose etc. if I wire brush it the loose stuff falls off. I want to repaint it but think something else should be painted on first with more body to it than paint. What should I do

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  • hsplv Apr 25, 2010

    the wall has been dry for at least 30 days. this a is concrete block wall outside between my yard and the neighbors. thanks

  • hsplv Apr 25, 2010

    thanks I knew there was something I should do. I just was not sure what. Thanks again.

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When was the draingae problem fixed,?

I mean how many days have gone by since the block wall has been wet?

How wet is the wall plaster?

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Posted on Apr 25, 2010

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    Dushyant Bist Apr 25, 2010

    OK, there would be some repair work that needs to be done first.



    Use the wire brush to take out the loose stuff(Reason: If you do not take out the loose stuff first, any paint that you put on will not stay for long as it come off).



    After taking out the loose stuff, fill the empty area with some POP(Plaster of paris), found easily, dries easily abd is durable.



    Once that is fixed you can paint it the way you want.

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