What are the weird plastic caps for?

This message board flagged them… :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:


Honestly, I did what I was told. When message is convened, you abide or face fines, posable sanctions, license suspension or loss.

Rustic ooze profile degraded rapidly, and brick would spall. Popular in the 1970’s but by 1981, it was banned.
Raker joints banned on clay masonry units as well by 1981.

Only mortar profiles used today with clay masonry bricks seals the brick bed edge. No more Struck or Rake tooling. Weather joints are mostly used.
All mortar finishing profiles can be used with concrete masonry units.

He said the building’s 1974,

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Robert was right. Such mortar was often seen in the houses of 1970’s in Montreal. And their foundation were always flat with or lower than the grade.

The houses at this street were built in 1974-1976.

Apologies - Correction. AHJ, Authorities Having Jurisdiction, which is the RBQ in my neck of the woods.