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Full Head Joints with master mason Bryan Light
Full Head Joints with master mason Bryan Light
September 30, 2013 12:30 PM CDT

BIA posts videos on brick masonry techniques

Most authoritative videos on brick masonry techniques for builders

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Builders across the country can now access the industry’s most authoritative videos on brick masonry techniques through the Brick Industry Association’s (BIA) YouTube channel. Featuring demonstrations by master mason Bryan Light, “Brick Masonry Techniques for Builders” can help residential and commercial builders speed up job completion, maximize work quality, reduce call-backs and increase profitability.

“Bryan’s 40 years of experience in comprehensive masonry techniques offers builders a valuable resource to maximize the unmatched benefits of fired clay brick and their businesses,” said Gregg Borchelt, BIA's president and CEO.

Developed and produced by BIA Southeast Region, the video’s chapters include:

  1. Site Conditions & Storage
  2. Mortar: Type “N” or Type “S”
  3. Hot/Cold Weather Masonry
  4. Blending Lengths & Colors
  5. Wall Ties
  6. Flashing at the Base & Weep Holes
  7. Mortar Netting Devices
  8. House Wrap
  9. Flashing the Corner at the Base
  10. Flashing the Window Head & Sill
  11. Flashing Bay Windows
  12. Full Head Joints
  13. Tooling Mortar Joints
  14. Support of Brick Work at Wall Base
  15. Window Sill Slope
  16. Support of Brick over Garage Doors
  17. Chimney Chase
  18. Cleaning Brick Work
  19. Product Availability & Lead Time
Light’s extensive residential and commercial project experience includes 15 years in high-end custom homes. He serves on numerous state construction-educational foundations, is director of Skills USA and a frequent guest on HGTV.


About the Author

Tricia Mauer is the Director of Program Operations and Technology at the Brick Industry Association.

 

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