Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures #5: Rehabilitation Options for Transitional Masonry

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Once the assessment is complete and the deterioration mechanisms are known, rehabilitation options can be considered. This session introduces rehabilitation options for the transitional masonry wall system to be considered based on deterioration mechanisms, including those related to structural concerns and water management. The session discusses the potential influence of the Secretary of the Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties in rehabilitation options as they apply to these buildings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the impacts of Secretary of the Interior Standards on the selection of rehabilitation methods for historically significant properties
  • Recognize the various impacts steel corrosion can have on masonry wall systems
  • Know how to limit uncontrolled water penetration in masonry structures
  • Describe the various rehabilitation methods for structural damage of transition masonry structures

Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures reviews the most common issues in assessing, maintaining, and where needed, repairing masonry cladding systems constructed in North America between the 1880 and 1945. View other courses in this series or purchase the Existing Masonry Bundle to access all 7 and save 10% compared to buying them separately.


Presenter: Matthew Farmer, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Date Presented: December 2, 2021
Credit: 1 PDH / 0.10 CEU