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What Causes Efflorescence and How do You Remove it?

What Causes Efflorescence and How do You Remove it?

What Causes Efflorescence So what causes efflorescence? This is when soluble salts and other water dispersible materials come to the surface of concrete and mortars. Low temperatures, moist conditions, condensation, rain, dew, and water added to the surface of fresh concrete to assist troweling and curing help promote efflorescence. It can occur very soon after exposure to moist or cool conditions or gradually Especially when it comes from within the concrete or from water entering from outside or moist soil. […]