Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures #7: Developing a Maintenance Plan for Existing Masonry

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While masonry is extraordinarily durable, maintenance is required from time to time. Based on inspection and assessments performed, issues may be found that require regular monitoring. Learn about common maintenance for masonry to ensure it continues to serve as intended. Techniques to routinely monitor the condition of masonry, cracks and more will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Create a maintenance plan for a historic masonry wall system
  • Recognize the difference between maintenance approaches that only address symptoms versus causes of deterioration
  • Understand when a design professional should be retained to determine the cause and appropriate repairs to address deterioration and distress
  • Identify considerations for developing a historic building maintenance plan

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: Casey Williams, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc.
Date Presented: December 15, 2021
Credit: 1 PDH / 0.10 CEU
AIA Course Number: TMSEMTS07

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