Most of us just think of bricks as the building blocks of our homes and the structures around us. While that is the most common use for building bricks, there’s a lot more that goes into bricks than we realise. So here are three fun facts you might not have been aware of:
Firstly it must be understood that there is a big difference between efflorescence and laitance. Laitance is a sign of over-wet mixture or overworking or improper combination of mixture in building material whereas efflorescence, or rising damp, is a natural process of migration of water-soluble salt deposits to the surface of porous material.