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  • Advanced Masonry Weeps

    Advanced Masonry Weeps

    Cavity Weep & Stone Cavity Weep In full-width cavity masonry weeps are installed on flashings to let water out of the wall system. But not all weeps drain effectively. Weep ropes can't match the wicking ability of mortar Weep tubes don't drain directly off the …Read More »
  • Smoothing Moisture Troubles at Rough Openings

    Smoothing Moisture Troubles at Rough Openings

    Windows are common problem areas for moisture. History & building science show we can't seal perfectly, but we can create a path for drainage, and divert moisture away from sensitive areas. MTI provides a belt-and-suspenders approach for rainscreen assemblies to reduce the risk of water …Read More »
  • Natural Stone Moisture Management

    Natural Stone Moisture Management

    Buildings constructed today with natural stone function differently from those of centuries past in many ways. Much like how unit masonry changed from mass construction to masonry veneers, stone based construction no longer relies on stone for structural strength. Anchored stone and adhered thin stone …Read More »

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