Workmanship Key Factor in Rain-Tight Masonry

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Journal titleHousing Note, National Research Council Canada, Division of Building Research
Volume15
Pages3
SubjectMasonry
AbstractConstruction such as brick veneer and cavity masonry, which utilize the open rain screen principle, offer the most effective means of controlling rain leakage. Walls of solid masonry are more vulnerable to rain penetration and require care in the selection of materials and a high standard of workmanship if acceptable results are to be obtained.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteReprinted from Canadian Builder, Vol. XIV, No. 1, January 1964, p. 46-48
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierHN-15
NRC number6646
NPARC number20358806
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Record created2012-07-20
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