Protective Treatments for Masonry and Concrete

Protective Treatments for Masonry and Concrete

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST

An overview of the effects of water on masonry architecture. Types of masonry water repellents are compared and contrasted. Application methods are discussed. The program ends with a look at treatments for protecting masonry against non-water threats such as oil and graffiti.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Name six common water-related problems for masonry and concrete
  2. Explain how film-forming protective treatments damage masonry and concrete
  3. Describe how breathable, penetrating protective treatments work
  4. Explain the general procedure and requirements for applying protective treatments
  5. Describe the limitations of protective treatments
  6. Explain how air & water-resistive barriers complement water-repellents on masonry walls
  7. Describe how hardener-densifiers protect concrete floors
  8. Explain how and why VOC regulations affect protective treatment selection
  9. dentify the basis on which to select a protective treatment
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AIA Course Number: 
WPR018