Question of The Week 4/22/18

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1. Flashings serve two major purposes. One is to direct water away from building elements susceptible to deterioration by staining, erosion, frost damage, and corrosion. The other is to

A. add another insulating layer.
B. provide an attractive trim feature on the exterior of a building.
C. prevent water from penetrating the building.
D. provide a substance to which veneers can be attached.

2. Creating a flashing detail that is easy to build will greatly increase the likelihood that the flashing will be built to perform poorly.


**3. Which of the following substrates for self-adhering flexible flashing may require a primer?
A. solid wood
B. window flanges
C. concrete
D. metal work

4. A drainage plane typically consists of

A. a water repellant material, or weather resistive barrier, located on the inner face of a cavity wall, connected with flashings to direct water to the exterior through weeps at the base of the wall.
B. a water repellent material, or weather resistive barrier, attached directly to the back side of masonry, connected with flashings to direct water to the weeping tile.
C. a water repellent material, attached to rigid foam insulation, running the full length of a wall, and exiting through a brick course to the exterior.
D. flashing only, located on the inner face of a cavity wall, directed to the exterior through weeps at the base of the wall.

5. Components of through-wall flashing may include

A. spray adhesive.
B. mortar.
C. nails.
D. prefabricated corners, dams, and other pieces.

  1. C
  2. True
  3. A & C
  4. A
  5. B, C, D
  1. C
  2. True
  3. C
  4. A
  5. A,B,C,D


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Good questions Marcel! Thanks for your time. :lol:

Kissy!.. Kissy! :smiley:

1 c
2 f
3 c
4 a
5 d


Good Morning all and Congratulations to Steve Nadeau for this weeks win.

Questions were all taken on an AECDaily Exam Quiz.

Well done. :slight_smile:

Great question Learned something again. Thanks for the questions. Congratulations to Steve

Congratulations, Steve!

Wow! Tough ones! Thank you and I’m glad to have the opportunity to learn by researching the answers.

I’m really surprised -

You surprised me Steve to get those that quick without taking the course.
Well done. :slight_smile:
There is another 5 questions to that course that I will put up down the road.

Congrats, Steve!