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Tag: Joints Repair of Leaky Joints

Leakage of wind-driven rain through the joints in permeable brick masonry walls can be stopped by either repointing or grouting the joints. It is usually advisable to treat all the joints, both vertical and horizontal, in the wall face. Some ‘‘tuckpointing’’ operations in which only a few, obviously defective joints are treated may be inadequate and do not necessarily ensure that the untreated joints

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