Masonry Veneer Installation System

LATICRETE® Masonry Veneer Installation System (MVIS™)

The increase in popularity of adhered masonry veneer facades has left the industry absent of suitable installation materials and detailed specifications - LATICRETE has the answer! Our proven technology will provide a permanent, high strength installation that is freeze thaw stable and protects from water intrusion. 

For over 65 years, LATICRETE has been determined and committed to bring improvements and innovation into building materials and products. This tradition lives on today and is evident in the caliber and variety of LATICRETE products available to architects, designers, contractors and masons for the design and installation of projects big and small. Even now, as new code changes impact how masonry veneers are installed, see how LATICRETE products are helping to keep installers ahead of the curve.   

Utilizing these advanced technologies, the LATICRETE Masonry Veneer Installation System (MVIS) is designed to offer complete solutions for adhered masonry veneers.

Installation of masonry veneers is typically performed with on-site mortar mixes that are subject to large variations in quality and performance. Whether over concrete or masonry substrates, installations usually include metal lath and most often provide inadequate protection from the weather resulting in water intrusion and also delamination of the veneer. Difficult to use and very time consuming to prepare, these systems are not engineered as complete wall systems and therefore do not offer warranties from a reliable source that will stand behind the installation.

The MVIS system is also verified through independent testing to perform equally to code approved conventional lath and plaster installation systems for adhered masonry veneers.

MVIS is the solution for modern constructions sites. By combining state of the art air, water, and crack isolation barriers, adhesive mortars, sealants, and more, you have the flexibility to specify an installation uniquely designed to meet any number of scenarios. Watch the video below to learn more about MVIS, and how it can you achieve better results while saving time and money on the jobsite.  


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Independent Study: Using PermaBase with LATICRETE® MVIS Veneer Mortar Can Save up to 20% on the Total Installation Time of Homes. View The Report (English) > 

Watch the video below to see how the Masonry Veneer Installation System (MVIS™) is compared to traditional lath and scratch installation in this independent side-by-side comparison by Home Innovation RESEARCH LABS™ measuring labor hours and cost to install thin veneer.

Then utilize our online calculator to determine your estimated savings when using our Masonry Veneer Installation System (MVIS™) compared to a traditional lath and scratch installation.

Watch the video to learn how a Tampa, Florida Chiller Plant District Cooling Station used LATICRETE® Masonry Veneer Installation System (MVIS™) to guarantee that 30,000-square feet (2787 square meters) of thin brick would stay in place. 

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