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November 10 - November 14, 2014

Can lightweight block (CMU) be successfully coated to prevent water intrusion, or is it best to build with standard weight?


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From Harry Gendel of Harry Gendel Architects on November 17, 2014:
Both types of block have the same problem. ...read more

From john bares of atl hoa/condo property maint gp llc on November 14, 2014:
Of course it can be successfully coated. I'm not a ...read more

From Michael Quaranta of OPERATIONS 40 on November 11, 2014:
I, too, am puzzled by the question. Is it a wall ...read more

From john schultz of o-gee paint co on November 10, 2014:
I don't understand this question. I believe it is ...read more

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