When designed, detailed and constructed correctly, masonry materials can literally last forever; however, rarely do the design assumptions, detail and construction happen perfect to specifications. Thus, repair and restoration of existing masonry is necessary. Tuck pointing versus replacing an entire section of wall based on the nature of damage and the intended use of the masonry wall or both will be discussed. How to identify when masonry needs to be fixed, techniques for repair as well as how to avoid recurring problems will be detailed.
- Identify when masonry walls need to be repaired
- Determine mortar’s role in masonry repair and restoration
- Explore various repair methods and recognize when to use each method
- Avoid recurring masonry problems
Credits: 3.0 hours AIA/CES LU, PDH, MCAA
Education Tracks: Masonry
Event Type: WOC 3-Hour Seminars > Session
President at The Roderick Group, Inc.
Chicago, IL , United States
Rashod R. Johnson, PE is the President of, The Roderick Group, Inc., a small engineering and construction consulting company based in Chicago, IL. Previously Johnson served as the director of engineering for the Mason Contractors Association of America. I …