Current and back issues of TECHNIQUES and COMMENTS

#261
THE MANUFACTURING AND CHEMISTRY OF LIME MATERIALS.
EXPANSION OF BUILDING MATERIALS CAUSES STUCCO CRACKS & LEAKS.

#260
ASTM C 926-06 MOISTURE CURING MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.
ASTM C 926-06 STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR APPLICATION OF PORTLAND CEMENT-BASED
PLASTER. STUCCO OVER CONCRETE BLOCK WALLS: DO NOT SEPARATE PLASTER FROM BLOCK WALLS.

#259
THE INCOMPATIBILITY OF SELF-ADHESIVE BITUMEN FLASHING & SEALANTS.
THE INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL’S AC148 TESTING CRITERIA.
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO QUALIFIED STUCCO EXPERTS IN CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS
LITIGATION CASES?

#258
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE OF WEEP SCREEDS.
THE HISTORY OF WEEP SCREEDS.
THE MOST COMMON PROBLEM OF WEEP SCREED FAILURE.

#257
PETROGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF STUCCO DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR EXTERNAL STRESS AND
OTHER MAJOR FACTORS.
PETROGRAPHIC EXAMINATION OF STUCCO ASTM C 856, CHEMICAL ANALYSIS C 1324, SAND TO
CEMENT RATIO ASTM C 926.

#256
WOOD & METAL LATH PLASTER BASE NEVER REQUIRED 100% EMBEDMENT OF PLASTER.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PORTLAND CEMENT.
WHITE PORTLAND CEMENT.

#255 JUNE 2009
PLASTER IS NOT A SUPPORT FOR SLIDING GLASS DOORS.
THE PRIMARY REASONS FOR INSTALLING A WEEP SCREED.
WHEN NOT TO USE A SAND FLOAT FINISH.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CONTINUE TO IMPROVE ELASTOMERIC COATINGS.
WALTER F. PRUTER THE MAN!

#254
STUCCO STAINS RELATED TO FURRING NAIL WADS.
WHAT DO YOU MEAN THE STUCCO IS NOT LEAKING!
THE QUALITY OF CONSTRUCTION THROUGHOUT THIS NATION.

#253
PREVIOUS STAINS IN WALL CAVITIES MAY NOT BE ASSOCIATED WITH WALL LEAKS.
INSTALLING A WEATHER-RESISTANT BARRIER OVER CMU SITE WALL.
EFFLORESCENCE ON STUCCO.
DRYWALL NAIL POPS & STUDIES OF LUMBER SHRINKAGE.

#252
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SELECTIVE AND RANDOM TESTING.
UNDERSTANDING CONTROL JOINTS AND ROUGH FRAMING.
PORTLAND CEMENT AND THE EFFECTS OF HYDRATION.

#251
THE SCIENCE OF THERMAL EXPANSION AND THE COMMON JOINT.
THE INCOMPATIBILITY OF SELF-ADHESIVE BITUMEN FLASHING & SEALANTS WOOD.
PENETRATIONS—THE HIGH MAINTENANCE OF THIS DESIGN.
DEFINITION OF WINDOW-TEST INDUCED LEAKS.
STOP THE MADNESS! STUCCO IS STUCCO AND A SPONGE IS A SPONGE.
THE SPRAY RACK.