When wall ties are missing or corroded or brick headers are broken, the exterior brick or portions of it can fall from the building. A
common but expensive repair is to replace part or all of the brick. Reanchoring the brick to the backup costs much less and is just as effective if the conditions that lead to the failed wall ties are
To secure masonry veneer to a backup system or to connect two or more masonry wythes, wall ties-made of wire or sheet metal- are necessary.
But how do you choose from the thousands of available shapes, sizes, gauges, and steel types of masonry wall ties?