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SPONSORED: Innovative solution is the only complete flashing system specifically for 6-inch, single-wythe CMU walls.

Mortar Net Solutions introduced a new 6-inch size of its BlockFlash™ flashing solution for single-wythe exterior concrete masonry unit walls. BlockFlash is a complete, embeddable flashing solution for managing moisture in CMU walls. It uses patented flashing pans to collect moisture in the wall and channel it to the exterior through integrated weep spouts. The …

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Marvelous Masonry-Czech Republic- Celebrating Masonry’s Heritage

From Egypt last month, we now move up to the Czech Republic in Central Europe.  As with most European countries, it has an amazing history including being part of various empires. During World War II, it was part of Czechoslovakia. However, Czechoslovakia was peacefully dissolved in 1993 and the independent states of the Czech Republic …

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Past, Present And Future: April

Past, Present And Future Dan Kamys, Editor – dkamys@staging1.masonrymagazine.com What a whirlwind of a year it’s been. As I’m writing this, I’m currently attending the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 Conference in Las Vegas. I thought the World of Concrete was a large show, but this one makes it look small! From the cranes that look like they’re …

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Field Purchasing of Specified Products

Words: Steven Fechino, Engineering and Construction Manager at Mortar Net Solutions Photos: PROSOCO, Mortar Net Solutions, Spec Mix, Masonry Magazine Purchasing the materials for a project is not intended to be complicated, but with all of the products to choose from, it can become a bit of an education many superintendents do not think they …

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The Role Of Masonry In The F-5 Residence

Words: Masonry Magazine Photos: Michal Utterback and Symeon Finch Located in Indian Wells, California, the F-5 Residence has quickly risen to prominence as one of the most effective works of modern masonry and architecture. The building has been heavily celebrated in the masonry community, having won awards from a number of prominent industry and interest …

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Material Cleaning

Laundering Buildings: Part I, Cleaning New Construction Words: Joanne M. Anderson Photos: PROSOCO and Masonry Magazine You may not be able to fold a building and toss it into a washing machine, but the motivation for cleaning has striking similarities to the two top reasons for removing dirt, grime and grease from your clothes: Look …

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