The overall width of metal should equal the sum of 1 ½ inches (the dimension of the wall leg), plus the distance from the face of the backing wall to the face of the masonry veneer (the dimension of the L leg), plus ¼ inch for the hem.
Q: I never understand why people paint brick masonry. When brick masonry is painted, it must be maintained more frequently to replace areas of paint that have chipped, peeled, or are otherwise defaced.
Q: I have seen projects where every third brick along the base of the wall is left out of the wall.
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