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Masonry Problems and Solutions

Best Solutions to Solve 5 Common Masonry Problems

In our previous blog post, we reviewed five common masonry problems and ways to prevent them. In this part 2 post, we’ll discuss the proper remediation of these issues.

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How to Prevent Masonry Challenges in Building Maintenance

Masonry is at the core of our infrastructure, with most older buildings constructed using stone or brick. As these ...

Top Green Trends in Building Design

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The Myth of Cool Wall Technology

Building owners and designers often look for ways to reduce the energy costs of a structure. White roofing membranes ...
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Four Reasons to Consider Panelized EIFS for Your Next Project

Prefabrication is undoubtedly changing the way construction professionals specify and build. While some GC’s and design ...
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The 11-Step Process to Specifying EIFS

Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) and EIFS with Moisture Drainage represent an optimum high performance ...
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Expand your EIFS Coverage with these 7 Warranty Elements

The phrase so often used in specification for Warranty is, “Provide Manufacturer’s Standard Warranty” and nothing could ...
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How to Prevent Mold Around Windows with These Silicone Sealants

Condensation which naturally collects on window surfaces can cause significant damage to a structure if it makes its ...

Top 4 Reasons for Using ICFs for Exterior Wall Construction

Like many of you, my entire career has been in the construction industry. So when I was first introduced to Insulated ...
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Improving Building Envelope Connectivity with Preconstruction Meetings

As research and testing has expanded in recent years, so too has the awareness around the importance of connectivity ...