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Efflorescence (Typically A White Powder Film) Is Present On Concrete Or Masonry Foundation Surfaces

Article Number

1.1

Condition

EFFLORESCENCE (TYPICALLY A WHITE POWDERY FILM) IS PRESENT ON CONCRETE OR MASONRY FOUNDATION SURFACES

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Efflorescence can occur on concrete and masonry foundation surfaces.

Warranty

None

Action

The builder is not required to take any action.

Remarks

Efflorescence is the formation of a typically white crystalline deposit on the surface of concrete or masonry foundation surfaces when moisture evaporates from the surface. Efflorescence can be removed using a stiff bristle brush and water. See Also: 4.17 EFFLORESCENCE (TYPICALLY A WHITE POWDERY FILM) IS PRESENT ON MASONRY EXTERIOR FINISHES

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