Repairing Leaky Masonry Walls

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Journal titleBuilding Note
SubjectMasony walls
AbstractMoisture may enter a masonry wall in a varity of ways. Before proceeding with an extensive repair program it is advisable to check carefully around all window and door openings and at coping and flashings to see whether moisture may be entering at these points. If there is any evidence of cracks or openings at such locations these should be properly caulked and sealed.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en francais: Réparation des Murs de Maç onnerie qui Fuient Au-Dessus du Niveau du Sol
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NRC number5987
NPARC number20375802
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Record identifier295f55af-9cfb-4e37-bf46-b2789edfddc3
Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2016-05-09
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