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February 28 - March 6, 2011

Do you need to wait for the mortar to cure before repainting a brick surface after repointing and power-tool cleaning to remove loosely adhered coating material from a previous paint job? If so, how long, and is there a way to judge when it is safe?

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From Ron Cros of A Classic Painting on March 7, 2011:
When you are pointing up brick mortar seams the th more

From Robert Cox of Cox & Associates on March 4, 2011:
Assuming pointing is Portland Cement product based more

From tim hady of tjhady painting on February 28, 2011:
Depends on the primer used. Depends on the materia more

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