Comment éloigner l’eau des façades en maçonnerie

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Series titleSolution constructive; no. 23
Physical description4 p.
SubjectMasony walls
AbstractEnjoying the low maintenance of masonry along with its long-term durability requires that particular attention be paid to those building details that help prevent or divert concentrated flows of water from exterior masonry walls. The careful installation of flashing, overhanging copings or caps, drips, eavestroughs and downspouts, among several other details, can prevent staining, efflorescence, and biological growth on the masonry. Mere unsightliness, one could say. But drenched masonry, given a few freeze-thaw cycles, soon begins to spall, and worse, leads to corrosion of ties. Adieu, long-term durability!
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PublisherInstitut de recherche en construction, Conseil national de recherches Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAlso available in English: Water-Shedding Details Improve Masonry Performance
Peer reviewedNo
NPARC number21274897
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Record created2015-04-22
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