Good masonry moisture testing requires an understanding of how the leaking wall was constructed. Is there a secondary masonry layer? Is there a house wrap? Vapor barrier? Are there flashings at key areas and how well were they installed? Are control joints and caulk joints intact and working?

Our on-site investigation includes…

  • Review available architectural drawings
  • Inspection of building facade and roof
  • Inspect and survey interior leak locations
  • Use infrared camera and moisture meter to discover leak locations
  • Invasive testing with endoscopic video camera
  • Destructive testing
  • Spray rack for masonry moisture testing
  • Prescribe remedial measures
  • Follow-up testing to validate effectiveness of remedial measures

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Testing Leaking Brick Walls

Leaks Through Split Face Block