Efflorescence from stone basement walls and plaster walls
Church is 120 years old, there are windows in the walls in the basement that is cover by pictures and dry walls, the space behind the windows are approx 2 ft deep. size is about 2.5x 4 glass still in windows, wood is rotten, we are getting garden snakes and mice. it rains in the one area in the basement. will be adding an elbow to the drain to direct water from area, walls have cracks, birds building nest in the cracks. efflourescence coming into the wall due to window iron bars water leakage.
Now, I have ideals but I hate to not have good information on what to do.
cracks on outside wall, do i use mortar mix tubes? can’t afford to point stone at this time. or do i use
inside plaster wall with efflourescence coming in do I use hydraulic cement, mud or dry wall.
basement:scared. will be doing very little at a time. I don’t know how to mix cement yet, Will to learn.
need mix cement for dummies directions. please.
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