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Collection DeTurk
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Restored masonry foundation of kitchen wall
Description Excavated exterior view of east foundation wall of kitchen after masonry restoration.

Surface runoff raised pool level in excavation above door sill, saturating jamb-feet and temporary door. Re-grading and restored drainage facilities will be implemented to avoid or minimize such incursion and inhibit saturation of joint mortar. A sub-grade impervious membrane "flashing" will be installed, sloping away from the foundation, to inhibit saturation of joint mortar.

Hydraulic mortar with increased "Portland" cement content was used for bed mortar and pointing exposed joints below the restored [20th-century] grade elevation.
Photographer Larry Ward
Date December 9, 2009
People DeTurk, John
Print size 6.67 x 8.89 inches
Catalog Number 1001.01.175
Archive Number DTR09PH86
Frame# 120909-1711
Search Terms DTR09PH
De Turck
De Turk
DeTurk House
Hydraulic Mortar
Foundation Pointing