Ensuring the Quality of Thin Brick Veneer Installations – The Construction Specifier, Volume 72, Number 4, April 2019 – Potential problems with thin brick exterior veneer applications can be avoided with good MasterFormat specifications, including adequate quality assurance (QA) testing and quality control (QC) processes. Architects and developers can hire consultants specializing in the application that is being specified to detail the installation process. Failures are typically due to a combination of improperly prepared substrates, poor installation methods and products, and wrong use of materials. It is in everyone’s best interest to produce quality MasterFormat specifications with thorough and detailed QA and QC sections. Click here to read article. page 18.