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Brick Mailbox Weeping

Posted by seadrift (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 15, 12 at 11:08

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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RE: Brick Mailbox Weeping

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.

RE: Brick Mailbox Weeping

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

Sorry - couldn't resist.

RE: Brick Mailbox Weeping


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

hope your mail box feels better soon.

best of luck

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