Brick Mailbox Weeping

seadriftApril 15, 2012

My brick mailbox is weeping, and has been doing so for quite some time. At first, I thought it was dogs peeing on it, but it is a constant occurrence now. Can anyone tell me what to do to fix this. Thanks,

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brickeyee

Did you fail to leave weep holes near the base?

Masonry is 'waterproof' only to the extent it ods not damaged by water.

It does not stop wetter from passing through and then needing a place to exit, especially the mortar joints.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2012 at 11:47AM
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cas66ragtop

Give your mailbox a nice card, maybe a box of chocolates or some flowers, and tell it to cheer up!

Sorry - couldn't resist.

    Bookmark   April 16, 2012 at 11:32AM
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energy_rater_la

LOL LOL LOL...

weepholes...between bricks at bottom
of box there should be areas with no mortor.

hope your mail box feels better soon.

best of luck

    Bookmark   April 21, 2012 at 1:10PM
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