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Building Better Masonry

Provider: Informa
Discipline: Masonry Products
Credits: 3.00

The presentation discusses common masonry problems related to water penetration, efflorescence, staining, cracking, flashing, differential movement, grouting and detailing and how to avoid them. Masonry project types include: loadbearing concrete masonry, brick masonry veneer, composite masonry and stone masonry structures. Case studies are used to illustrate problems encountered on projects, repair methods and means for identifying and avoiding problems early in a project.

1. Identify common problems experienced with masonry construction early in a project such as water penetration, efflorescence, staining, cracking, flashing, differential movement, grouting and detailing
2. Explore important masonry standards related to design and construction
3. Determine how to address potential problem issues with knowledge and confidence to engineers and architects
4. Examine case studies that illustrate problems encountered on projects, repair methods and means for avoiding problems with loadbearing concrete masonry, brick masonry veneer, composite masonry and stone masonry structures

For more information please visit www.worldofconcrete.com or contact Informa at 972-536-6416.

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“The MCAA keeps my company competitive with other building materials.”

John Smith
John J. Smith Masonry Company
MCAA member since 1990

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