Adhered concrete masonry veneer (ACMV)—which sometimes goes by the names "manufactured stone, "lick and stick," "cultured stone,", and" faux stone"—is like stucco with chunks of concrete stuck in it. To avoid moisture problems, it must be detailed like stucco. Here are some of the critical details needed to avoid problems.
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