should a sealer be used on exposed brick walls?
May 2, 2012 in Photo Questions
I have recently taken off old plaster to expose interior brick walls. After cleaning should I seal them? Is there a sealer that won't alter the look of the brick? I would like to avoid the "glossy" look.

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Emily Hurley
I haven't heard that brick needs to be sealed, so I'm curious to see if someone knows the answer for sure.

My assumption is that it does not, since it's traditionally one of the low maintenance building materials.
   May 2, 2012 at 1:45PM
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I removed paint from brick in my condo kitchen using Peel Away, then used a brush to wash, and sealed with linseed oil. I applied it once and in 11 years did not do anything more to the brick. It looked great.
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