This five year old home suffered catastrophic water damage inside the wall from a missing kick-out flashing. The missing flashing coupled with MSV (stone veneer) made the perfect recipe for disaster.
This commercial shopping center has suffered massive water damage from a failed MSV installation.
LEAKING MANUFACTURED STONE VENEER CREATES MOISTURE PROBLEMS In 2012, I was called in by a homeowner here in Louisville, Kentucky, to look at his 2-year-old custom-built home. The family had tried to hang curtain rods on the front wall, and they discovered that their drywall was too wet and mushy to hold a plastic wall…
This 12 year old home suffered catastrophic water damage from their leaking stone veneer.
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In this section, I break down the flashing details on windows and doors- the most common failure points for stone veneer installation.