Wood-framed balconies and terraces can be durable and long lasting; however, exposure to precipitation, especially rain combined with snow melt, presents challenges in design, construction, and maintenance to avoid wood rot and structural failure.
It can be very challenging to predict how much you need to save for upcoming projects. Does your roof replacement cost the same as it would have three years ago? What about your window replacement project looming in the next 10 years?
Understanding your underground parking garage and its components, and planning for condition assessments, testing, and periodic repairs are all key steps to a successful garage asset management strategy.
Attics are an important part of your building! Let’s dive deeper into common issues we see in unconditioned attics, what a well-functioning attic can do for you, and what Edison Engineers can do for you!
Understanding your condo fees empowers owners with knowledge to make informed decisions, supports the building of a healthy and vibrant community, and sets a course for long-term stability for your Corporation.
Your parking garage is leaking. Some areas on the ceiling are getting darker and the concrete is beginning to fall off…
How do we stop the water? Is that even the right question to ask?
What’s the right question to ask?
The focus of this article will be on the design and implementation of repairs, including those related to concealed conditions for developing and implementing an effective retrofit solution for the façade.
Determining who is responsible for the costs of repair and maintenance of common elements, such as windows, is a common issue. So - who pays? Fortunately, a recent court case in London, Ontario provides some clarity.