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Efflorescence - Definition of Efflorescence

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Definition: Efflorescence occurs when water is present on concrete, brick or natural stone. It sparkles. It's white, sometimes with grayish tint. It flakes off the surface and is present only on the surface. It's actually salt deposits left behind by water.

At the time of writing, Elizabeth Weintraub, DRE # 00697006, is a Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate in Sacramento, California.

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Efflorescence is found on the surface, but Sub-Efflorescence, known as spalling, is more expensive to fix.

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