January 2009 Table of Contents

Installing Flashing

We designed a single-wythe masonry wall that has an integral water repellant. Are flashings needed above windows and at the base of the wall in this system? If so, how can they be installed? Read more

Overhead Benefits Overhead Benefits

Concrete raises the green roof. Read more

Going Public

Working on government projects requires a new set of demands and considerations for the masonry contractor. Read more

Bricklayer 500

Twenty contestants will take trowels in hand and do battle during the World of Masonry to determine the “World's Best Bricklayer Bricklayer.” Read more

World of Masonry Show Preview

Las Vegas event will showcase the industry's latest products and technologies. Read more

Special Inspection Program at World of Masonry

The Masonry Society (TMS), with support from Hanley Wood, LLC and the Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada (CMAC), will present a full day, comprehensive course on “Special Inspection of Masonry Construction,” Feb. 2, during the World of Masonry. Read more

Bonding Problems Bonding Problems

My company is using a flashing system that consists of a rubberized asphalt membrane adhered to concrete masonry back-up, and a stainless steel drip edge. During cold weather, we are having trouble bonding the rubberized asphalt to the concrete masonry and bonding the flashing to the metal drip edge. What can be done to correct these problems? Read more

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