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    Q: Is it okay to use Schluter's Kerdi material as a waterproofing membrane beneath a stone countertop? Because it's flexible, I plan to use it to cover the plywood substrate on top of the cabinets, and then turn it up the wall a few inches so that I can w

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    When you can't support brick veneer on a masonry foundation, code allows you to use steel angles bolted to the framing - with strict limitations.

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    There is currently a major expansion and remodeling program taking place at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

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    Membrane deck flashing; quick brick shelf

  • Building Brick Stairs

    A long-lasting set of masonry steps starts with a solid base and includes good drainage

  • Flashing an Entry Door

    For doors with applied casings, simple flashings made from self-healing membrane serve the same purpose as fins

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    Fast drawers; easy brick cleanup