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Preventing Efflorescence and Brick Spalling: BrickVent for New Construction

By | 2018-06-01T17:38:40+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Blog, Installation|

I am asked quite often, “What is this white chalky stuff on my brick?” (Efflorescence) and “Why are the faces of my brick or stone flaking off?” (brick spalling)  The important follow up question is “what causes efflorescence and

The New Alternative to Weep Holes: How BrickVent works

By | 2018-06-01T17:07:05+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The importance of drainage and ventilation is widely acknowledged throughout the Masonry industry. The typical brick or stone wall (masonry veneer) on a building is made of very porous materials which take on a tremendous amount of water during rain