This fireplace cutaway shows the relationships between the firebox (which is constructed of fire brick laid in fireclay mortar), smoke shelf, smoke chamber with parging, and flue, with required separation from combustible materials. The fireplace face is defined by the vertical distance between the damper and the lintel supporting the face brick across the fireplace […]
This detail illustrates a sloped roof terminating into a higher masonry veneer wall. The veneer is supported below the roof by CMU or other supporting structure. Above the roof, a series of short masonry flashing components4 are mechanically fastened to the backup wall using a termination bar with continuous sealant5 along the top; these short […]
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