Addressing the Reality Since brick masonry exterior facades are supposed to have useful lives of 100 years or more, a prevalent myth is masonry facades are virtually maintenance free, needing little discussion by the condo board, and a rare cost item in reserve fund studies. In reality, masonry maintenance is discussed often with a great….
You can now add a drone to your building inspection! Does your building have a high roof that you cannot see from the ground? Perhaps your HOA needs construction material measurements? Harnessing the power and versatility of a drone inspection is the most efficient way to accomplish these tasks. Call us today for more information!….
You have wisely engaged the services of a licensed, Professional Engineer to inspect your property. Here are 10 things you can do before, during, and after our inspection to ensure that you receive the greatest benefit from this valuable service. Get your FREE download here! Call us to schedule your inspection today 802-747-4535 You can….
Forgo your pre-purchase home inspection to make a quick purchase and now have questions? It’s a sellers’ market out there! And sometimes that means forgoing your pre-purchase home inspection (not recommended!) in order to beat out other offers. Now that you’ve moved in, you may have noticed some issues or maybe you just have questions….
Part of our mission is to approach each project as an opportunity to establish a new personal best in professionalism, service, and quality. While making a resolution for the New Year is popular, we challenge you to set goals instead. A resolution is simply a statement of intention and can often be extreme and intimidating…..
Now more than ever, building managers and condo boards have been reviewing the cost of deferred repairs and their fiduciary responsibilities when it comes to facility safety and maintenance. But where to look first? There are many types of condos: from high-rises to townhouses, to one-story duplexes, buildings with flat roofs or high-sloop roofs, buildings….
Most Common Areas of Concern As a member of the board or the property manager, what element of the condominium complex poses the greatest risk to the unit owners and liability to the association? Slips and falls during the icy season? Decks collapsing from rot? Electrical fires? Well, if you picked “decks,” you are almost….
Whether you are a building owner, property manager, or if you are questioning whether a building purchase makes financial sense—it’s important to anticipate how the property will perform over time. For retail, multi-family, office or industrial properties, the best solution is to assess, plan, and budget for the future. A Capital Needs Assessment analyzes the….
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In this brief video (click the photo to view video), Criterium Engineers’ President, David Leopold, describes the commercial building engineering services Criterium provides across North America. From Vermont to Hawaii, we know buildings!