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We encourage clients and real estate agents to call us with technical questions. We get lots of them - and the flavor of the month is condensation. We don't want to bore you with technical terms like vapor pressure differential. Let's keep this simple. There are two rules at work here: When warm moist air touches something cool, condensation will form. Warm air can hold a lot of moisture; cold...
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Brick Houses - Solid Masonry vs. Brick Veneer

There are two different types of brick houses in Ontario, brick veneer and solid masonry. Solid Masonry Solid masonry construction is also called ‘Solid Brick', ‘Double Brick'. A solid masonry wall consists of an outer layer of brick and an inner layer of brick (a layer of brick is called a ‘wythe' ).     These types of bricks (header bricks) are installed, usually every six...
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