Frank Gonzalez, a licensed architect and the founder of US Building Efficiency Solutions, Inc. and US Construction Efficiency Solutions, Inc, stopped by the podcast to talk to Tim about leakage through exterior walls. Some of the topics discussed were:
- What is the issue with Split Face Brick and is there a way to properly seal it? Frank wrote an awesome blog article on this subject that you can see using this link.
- Why you should not paint most brick surfaces, especially if they are retaining water.
- What is efflorescence and why should you be concerned about it.
- How to make sure your windows and doors are properly caulked (Also discussed a tip on how to make your caulk not peel off)
For the full show notes please visit: https://pod.co/the-home-geeks-podcast/11-how-to-keep-your-exterior-walls-from-leaking-with-frank-gonzalez