Building pros who work with brick know that moisture is the No. 1 cause of masonry wall failures, and they also know the damage those failures can do to their reputations. A new product alleviates masonry's moisture problems and the callbacks that come from problems including efflorescence, flaking, and corrosion. The LathNet drainage plane and metal lath system from Mortar Net Solutions can be used with thin brick, stone, stucco, and other types of adhered masonry. Using tried-and-true materials familiar to all adhered masonry installers, the system provides a faster, easier installation method than installing lath and drainage mesh separately, the company says.

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