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The brick wall on the east side of my house is pulling away from the structure of the house and there is a problem with
pier and beam foundation that has caused settling on that end of the house, too. Other than repairing the foundation, do you ahve any suggestions for the brick wall ... See more
I would use a penetrating grout sealer on the mortar joints. Grout is basically cement based so it should work in mortar joints. Apply it to the joints with a paint brush.
First, you'll need to clean the wall with a mild masonry stain remover or detergent solution. Rinse, then allow the brick and mortar to dry thoroughly before applying any kind of sealer. Among the longest-lasting brick sealers are those made with polyurethane or acrylic, which can give the brick a slight sheen.. It may be possible to paint or seal your bricks with concrete sealer to prevent surface deterioration.
I will check out your suggestions. Many thanks!