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According to a Durability + Design article, to achieve total coating removal from brick with minimal substrate damage and no airborne dust generation, what removal method makes the most sense?

Which organization is creating a standard to determine how far water repellents penetrate into concrete and masonry substrates?

True or false: A D+D In Depth article argues that the risks of moisture-related, single-wythe CMU wall problems based on the initial selection of the coating and number of repaints cannot be predicted.

A crust of soluble salts, commonly white, deposited on the exterior of masonry facades, such as brick, is called what?

What organization is developing a standard tentatively titled “Laboratory Performance Requirements for Coatings for Concrete Masonry Units in Air Barrier Assemblies”?

True or false: According to a D+D article, moisture intrusion is the single biggest problem with performance of paint on single-wythe CMU.

True or false: Concrete masonry walls coated with a block filler followed by 2 coats of a paint or sealer coating are among pre-approved air barrier assemblies deemed to comply with a maximum air leakage rate of 0.04 cfm/sq. ft. in the 2102 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).

Why is back rolling often required following airless spraying of coatings over concrete blocks (CMUs)?

Why is back rolling often required following airless spraying of coatings over concrete blocks (CMUs)?

True or false: Concrete masonry units (CMU's) that contain moisture not apparent on the surface are acceptable to paint.


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