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Flashing and Drainage

May 2016

Volume 55, Number 5


Jobsite Tools
Safety by Design
Safety, ergonomics and industry standards are instrumental in the design and use of jobsite tools.

Codes and Standards

Leaky Walls in Brick Buildings
Drainage system requirements

Building Code Anxiety?
Five rules of building codes and standards every mason contractor should know

Flashing and Drainage

Water in the Walls
A practical guide to wall drainage and flashing installation

Moisture Protection: Which Products Make the Cut?

Updating Brick Veneer Ventilation for Modern Construction

Special Feature

MIA+BSI, The Natural Stone Institute Begins Its Joint Venture


From The Editor
Chairman’s Message
Government Affairs
New Products
Full Contact PM

Business Building
Industry Perspectives: False Fire-Related Claims
Classified Advertising


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