What is Efflorescence Present in Your Basement?

The recipe for basement wall efflorescence is very specific. It has to have three main ingredients for it to exist: salt, an entry point, and a source of water. More often than not, the water source of this problem usually comes from the outside. This can be rainwater, groundwater, or some other type of water that finds its way to your basement foundation, with hydrostatic pressure pushing it against your basement walls and creating efflorescence

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