Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures #1: Review of Common Masonry Materials
This session reviews masonry materials commonly used in cladding systems between the 1880 and 1945 in North America, including brick, terra cotta, concrete masonry, cast stone, natural stone, and mortar. Common material properties, uses, and deterioration mechanisms will be presented.
It is recommended that attendees watch Masonry 101 – Introduction to Masonry Units before watching this webinar in order to become familiar with the terminology used. Purchasing this course also provides free access to that course.
During Existing Masonry Night School: Assessment, Maintenance, and Repair of Transitional Masonry Structures, instructors discuss the most common issues in assessing, maintaining, and where needed, repairing masonry cladding systems constructed in North America between the 1880 and 1945.