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Aug

25 Quick Tips for Installing Adhered Masonry Veneers

A long-lasting end result is an achievable goal when you follow a few simple tips. Installation methods for adhered masonry veneers vary among installers, but the goal is the same: a long-lasting end result. I have seen tricks and techniques that make sense – some that make a real difference in the end result. Here More Info »

, August 15, 2018
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Jul

5 Adhered Masonry Veneer Installs Using Standard Techniques

Adhered masonry veneer can be installed using five different building techniques An adhered masonry veneer is a cost-effective way for a home owner or commercial property owner to keep the appearance of masonry in the façade, even when budgets or design considerations don’t allow the use of full-sized masonry units. However, veneer installation is based More Info »

, July 30, 2018
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Jul

An Introduction to Adhered Masonry Veneer

The adhered masonry veneer market offers additional opportunities for masons, with quality products that provide superior drainage performance for thin veneers. An adhered masonry veneer is a cost-effective way for a home owner or commercial property owner to keep the appearance of masonry in the facade, even when budgets or design considerations don’t allow the More Info »

, July 17, 2018
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Jul

5 Ways to Extend the Life of Masonry Via Patching

Patching can be your friend, when done correctly Patching of masonry materials during a new construction project is typically a line item that was not planned during the estimating phase of the project. Understanding the products commonly available for patching and their capabilities, compatibility, and limits will enable you to make better choices when selecting More Info »

, July 3, 2018
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Jun

Hit the Books!

Education resources for masons that make a difference As an industry, masonry has endured the test of time. Education within this industry will continue to evolve as new products, equipment and designs create the need for updated training for our apprentices and journeymen. The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) has been on More Info »

, June 27, 2018
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Jun

Selecting Wall Anchoring

Anchoring and reinforcement are used on every project, whether restoration or new construction. The types of anchors generally are based on the veneer being anchored, the weight of that veneer, the condition of the substrate and challenges that are present when installing the anchors. Years ago, before the cavity wall, multi-wythe walls were successfully constructed More Info »

, June 11, 2018
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May

Benefits of Specifying Complete Masonry Veneer Wall Systems – Part 7

This is the final part of a seven-part series of blog entries about the benefits of specifying and building with manufacturer-tested and warrantied wall systems compared to specifying individual components. Benefits include a much faster design and specification process, proven component compatibility, faster component installation and better performance, plus the peace of mind that comes More Info »

, May 9, 2018
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Mar

Benefits of Specifying Complete Masonry Veneer Wall Systems – Part 6

This is part six of a seven-part series of blog entries about the benefits of specifying and building with manufacturer-tested and warrantied wall systems compared to specifying individual components. Benefits include a much faster design and specification process, proven component compatibility, faster component installation and better performance, plus the peace of mind that comes from More Info »

, March 26, 2018
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Mar

Benefits of Specifying Complete Masonry Veneer Wall Systems – Part 5

This is part five of a seven-part series of blog entries about the benefits of specifying and building with manufacturer-tested and warrantied wall systems compared to specifying individual components. Benefits include a much faster design and specification process, proven component compatibility, faster component installation and better performance, plus the peace of mind that comes from More Info »

, March 12, 2018
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Feb

Benefits of Specifying Complete Masonry Veneer Wall Systems – Part 4

This is part four of a seven-part series of blog entries about the benefits of specifying and building with manufacturer-tested and warrantied wall systems compared to specifying individual components. Benefits include a much faster design and specification process, proven component compatibility, faster component installation and better performance, plus the peace of mind that comes from More Info »

, February 27, 2018
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