Flashcards in Brick Deck (14)
How many types of brick are offered in your market?
what is it meant by the term finger spacing?
3/4"-1" gap in-between brick wall and structure that is used for water drainages
How many standard brick are needed to cover the face of a block?
How many standard brick are needed to cover q square foot?
6 1/2 - 7
what is it meant by brick-to-grade?
brick that comes down to the grade of the house- No exposed foundation
what is a head joint?
Vertical mortar joint
horizontal mortar joint
what are brick/wall ties and how often should they be used?
metal strap that is 24" OC vertical and horizontal
Describe a soldier course
brick pattern that is usually over openings. the brick is in an upward vertical position.
should you ever have below grade brick?
yes, 4" block below grade
List the areas that the brick mason must install flashing
1. Above and below openings
2. base of wall
Draw a diagram of below window flashing installed by mason
question 10 on brick quiz
what is a mortar net?
stops mortar from dropping in finger joints and weep holes