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Despite its durability, mortar requires periodic maintenance and upkeep. Here's a look at how to determine when to repoint masonry, the materials to use (and avoid), and the steps to take to ensure long-lasting results.
Engineering firm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger's masonry restoration of the historic Ames Building in Boston required a precise approach to how the building’s structural and envelope barrier systems functioned.