NCMA – Moisture Resistance in Concrete Masonry Wall Design (HSW)

  • NCMA Program #0508-01
  • HSW Learning credit: 1

This program explores the physical dynamics of why water penetrates through a wall and the affects of water penetration to the three main types of wall assembly. The keys to preventing moisture penetration and the three (3) levels of defense will be reviewed along with the types of materials available to maintain the integrity of your structure. Other areas discussed are the importance of workmanship, types of mortar and their application, as well as the role of repellants.