Building weather-resistant masonry walls.

Publisher: Portland Cement Association in Skokie, Ill

Written in English
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  • Exterior walls -- Permeability,
  • Masonry,
  • Weathering of buildings -- Prevention

Edition Notes

SeriesConcrete information
ContributionsPortland Cement Association.
LC ClassificationsTH2235 B85 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18336535M

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EXTERIOR CLADDING COMPONENTS AND BEST PRACTICES. Many jurisdictions are still using the SSTD 10 and following its prescriptive guidance for the main wind. force resisting system (MWFRS) of the building envelope.

Although this is a very helpful standard, this detail for C&C design is limited. Exceptions: A weather-resistant exterior wall envelope shall not be required over concrete or masonry walls designed in accordance with Chapters 19 respectively.; Compliance with the requirements for a means of drainage, and the requirements of Sections andshall not be required for an exterior wall envelope that has been demonstrated through testing.

Masonry workers are typically paid hourly depending on their position. Advantages. The use of material such as bricks and stones can increase the thermal mass of a building. Masonry is a non-combustible product and can protect the building from fire.

Masonry walls are more resistant to projectiles, such as debris from hurricanes or tornadoes. A weather-resistant exterior wall envelope shall not be required over concrete or masonry walls designed in accordance with Chapters 19 respectively.; Compliance with the requirements for a means of drainage, and the requirements of Sections andshall not be required for an exterior wall envelope that has been demonstrated through testing to.

Verify that exterior veneers and siding have correct anchorage, support, and backing. Verify that a weather-resistant barrier is correctly specified for all walls and around all wall openings. Verify that exterior sheathing materials are correctly sized and specified. Verify that plaster, stucco, and metal lath have correct thickness and fasteners.

Chapter 13 of the Florida Building Code, Building. Exceptions: 1. A weather-resistant exterior wall envelope shall not be required over concrete or nonporous masonry walls designed in accordance with Chapters 19 respectively.

Compliance with the requirements for a means of drainage, and the requirements of Sections Masonry Wall Systems – 5%: Inspect grouting, bonding, mortar type, mortar joint thickness, height, size, lintels, and distance between lateral supports for masonry walls.

Verify that weather conditions are suitable for masonry construction and that proper precautions are used for adverse weather conditions. Concrete Wall Systems – 3%. Masonry wall sections is supposed to illustrate how concrete, steel, wood floor and roof systems are supported by and tied to various types of masonry bearing masonry is Natural stone that is durable, and a weather-resistant construction material that may be laid in mortar much like clay and concrete masonry units to make both.

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can stress and crack the masonry. Also, place a compressible, non-combustible material at the ends of the steel angles where they are embedded in the masonry. Step 8: The throat Next, four courses of brick were set on top the damper, leaving enough clearance for the damper door to open upward.

At the fifth course, the side and front walls. In the case of masonry or concrete walls, you can apply stucco directly to the base (without a weather-resistant barrier or lath), using a bonding agent. In some cases (e.g., when the concrete/masonry surface is too rough or when it has been treated with sealants or other finishes that prevent a good bond), you will need to attach self-furred.

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I live in a masonry/brick house, where the exterior walls are 2-bricks deep & the floor joists sit in slots between bricks. While cutting the grass in the evening on a day in which it was pretty hot in the afternoon (90+ degrees), while hitting the grass up against the building, I could literally feel heat emanating from the bricks as if there was a fire on the other side (the interior).

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Verify that the project is designed by approved persons when required, and has required approvals. Keep the openings in the walls small and well-spaced, and Build on a firm foundation.

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Masonry walls of brick or stone, supporting their own weight and the adjacent floor and roof loads. Masonry walls supporting their own weight, but no floor or roof loads.

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and construction of walls. The wall construction covered in Chapter 6 consists of five different types: wood framed, cold-formed steel framed, masonry, concrete and structural insulated panel (SIP). The primary concern of this chapter is the structural integrity of wall construction and transfer of all imposed loads to the supporting structure.

R General. Interior coverings or wall finishes shall be installed in accordance with this chapter and Table R(1), Table R(2), Table R(3) and Table RInterior masonry veneer shall comply with the requirements of Section R for support and Section R for anchorage, except an air space is not required.

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