What happens when you don't leave a drainage plane behind exterior brick cladding...

What happens when you don't leave a drainage plane behind exterior brick cladding...

The only thing that saved this home from complete destruction was the vapor barrier behind the drywall. Wet fiberglass insulation dripping water, moldly OSB, crumbling exterior brick. I have more photos if you want to see them. DISASTER!

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Comment by Timothy DeLuca on October 31, 2011 at 9:19pm
Ouch! I have seen this with fake stucco and "lick and stick" manufactured stone...Oh if I only knew then what I know now.....

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