...get the white face­brick look

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This can be achieved in var­i­ous ways; here are some of the more pop­u­lar meth­ods: 1 Jan­nette semi-plas­tered the bricks and then brushed white PVA paint over them. Be­fore it had dried com­pletely, a wet sponge was used to wash some of the paint off the bricks. 2 You can also roughly ap­ply ex­te­rior poly­filla (it’s wa­ter­proof) to all the gaps be­tween the bricks. When it’s dry, sand off any ex­cess un­til you get the look you want. Ap­ply a pen­e­trat­ing, wa­ter-based ma­sonry sealer to wa­ter­proof and seal the en­tire wall. 3 Use white grout or white ce­ment to fill the gaps be­tween the bricks. Then wipe the bricks with a clean, damp sponge as soon as the grout or ce­ment has dried – oth­er­wise your red bricks will end up with white speck­les. >>

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