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How To Repair Broken Brick

When it comes to repairing broken brick, it can seem like a daunting task. But, it doesn't have to be. With the right tools and supplies, you can easily repair broken brick yourself. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to repair broken brick.

First, you will need to gather the necessary supplies. You will need mortar mix, a trowel, a mason’s line, a mason’s hammer, a chisel, and a sponge. You may also need a wire brush and a brush for applying sealant.

Once you have all the necessary supplies, the next step is to prepare the brick. Start by removing any loose or deteriorated mortar. Use the mason’s line to create a straight line along the brick. Then, use the chisel to remove any remaining mortar. Use the wire brush to clean the brick and remove any dirt or debris.

Once the brick is prepped, it’s time to mix the mortar. Follow the instructions on the package to mix the mortar. Once the mortar is mixed, it’s time to apply the mortar. Use the trowel to apply the mortar to the brick. Be sure to press the mortar firmly into the joints. Use the mason’s hammer to tap the mortar into place.

Once the mortar is applied, allow it to dry for at least 24 hours. Once the mortar is dry, use the sponge to clean any excess mortar from the brick. Finally, apply a sealant to the brick to protect it from the elements.

That's it! With these simple steps, you can easily repair broken brick yourself. Just remember to wear safety goggles when working with tools and to take your time. Good luck!