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  Good Practice Guide: Masonry Veneer 2nd edition

Around 35% of homes in New Zealand have masonry veneer cladding. It has proven weathertightness, is solid, hardwearing and low maintenance. 

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This fully updated edition describes the installation of masonry veneer cladding using clay brick and concrete brick and block products. It also covers:
• Codes and Standards
• Design requirements
• Detailing
• Material
• Construction management and workmanship
• Applied finishes
• Cleaning and maintenance

Packed with numerous photos and figures, this guide provides good-practice solutions for masonry veneer design and construction along with wall ties, structural frame, foundations and cavity requirements.

This guide is an essential resource for any architect, designer, mason, builder and related trade, building consent authority, tertiary tutor, student and apprentice.

Grab a hard copy or electronic format from the BRANZ website, and any of the other 10 titles available in the series.


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