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    Crazed emulsion on chimney breast.

    Replying to this old thread to counter all the suggestions of PVA, sealer etc. Heat from the new stove is possibly forcing out long-standing moisture from the brickwork and recent residual moisture from plasterwork, which is getting trapped under a modern plastic paint which has no choice but...
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    Air brick part-blocked

    Any suggestions? This has maxed out my DIY skills.
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    Air brick part-blocked

    The white rendered wall is ours, from the drain at bottom of pic to the broom
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    Air brick part-blocked

    Pics attached.
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    Air brick part-blocked

    Hi, Just bought our first house (1890s terrace) and now dealing with the inevitable age and previous owner related issues. At the front, there is a large (12 inch square) patterned air brick which lets lots of air into the cellar, and I have also unblocked the coal chute. The cellar isn't dry...
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