Over time and as the subject property ages, construction materials will deteriorate, creating a need for various capital improvements that consist of the repair and replacement of the defective materials.  In many cases, these capital improvements can prove to be quite substantial, resulting in the need for a professional engineer to oversee the improvements and ensure that the problems are identified and corrected in the proper manner.

Over time and as the subject property ages, construction materials will deteriorate, creating a need for various capital improvements that consist of the repair and replacement of the defective materials.  In many cases, these capital improvements can prove to be quite substantial, resulting in the need for a professional engineer to oversee the improvements and ensure that the problems are identified and corrected in the proper manner.

Repair Specifications

Over time and as the subject property ages, construction materials will deteriorate, creating a need for various capital improvements that consist of the repair and replacement of the defective materials.  In many cases, these capital improvements can prove to be quite substantial, resulting in the need for a professional engineer to oversee the improvements and ensure that the problems are identified and corrected in the proper manner. Retaining an independent, Professional Engineer to oversee your major capital improvement projects is beneficial for the following reasons: <h4>Evaluation</h4> WEC can identify the problems and propose the appropriate solution that is in the best interest of the owner. <h4>Contract Documents</h4> WEC can develop specifications and drawings to clearly define the responsibilities and scope of the repair or replacement work to protect the owner in the event of a question or dispute regarding materials used,  installation  procedures, or cost WEC can seal the necessary specifications and drawings required by many municipalities to procure permits for repair or replacement work. WEC can control costs by specifying the exact materials and execution of work to ensure competitive bidding and avoid situations of a Contractor overselling the owners’ needs. <h4>Contract Administration</h4> WEC can provide objective, technical evaluations during the contractor-selection process. <h4>Contract Inspection</h4> WEC can approve product substitutions and ensure the substitutions meet or exceed the specifications. WEC can review pay requests and verify that the materials are in place prior to payment. WEC can monitor work in progress to ensure the materials and installation procedures are in compliance with the project and manufacturer’s specifications to protect against defective work.