Is Your Association Eligible for $1,000,000?


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CertainTeed Class Action Fiber Cement Siding Settlement:  Is Your Association Eligible for $1,000,000?   Are any communities you manage experiencing issues with CertainTeed fiber cement siding installed prior to September 30, 2013?  If so, you may be eligible for a settlement.  A class action lawsuit was filed against CertainTeed and settled for $103.9 million, with […]

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De-Icing Agents: Which Products are Best?


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De-Icing Agents De-Icing Agents: What Product is Best for You?   We are often asked about de-icing and what is recommended. There are several products to consider when choosing de-icing agents, Sodium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Magnesium Chloride, and Acetates are just a few. When addressing which product to use, attention needs to be given to […]

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5 Things Every Property Manager Should Wish for this Holiday Season


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Mark discusses 5 things every manager should hope for this frigid season. Dry Warm Accident Free Good Drainage Well Insulated, Well Ventilated Attic

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Why Update Your Reserve Study?


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The condition of the property elements on which the reserve study is based change. The association’s financial situation and reserve fund balance change. Board members and property managers change. The condition of the property elements are always changing whether anyone likes it or not. Read our white paper below authored by Matt Hass on why […]

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WEC and Inside-Out Team Up for Moisture Investigation Seminar


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Join us Thursday, Nov. 15th from 1:45 – 3:45 at Nichols Library in Naperville. We’re teaming up with Inside-Out to provide an hour and a half presentation on all the steps from identifying common areas of moisture intrusion to the proper repair protocols.

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What you need to know about hail damage.


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In this whitepaper on hail damage, our Senior Architect, Aaron Parks, discusses the steps an association can take to bounce back following a hail storm. It is imperative that proper repair specifications are drafted and the contractor does not rely on the insurance adjusters recommendations alone. See the attached paper below. Hail Storm Roof Damage_DRAFT

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Drones: the Future of Building Inspection?


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In our latest vlog, Mark gives a brief intoduction into drones and how they fit in the building inspection industry. For more educational content, visit our youtube channel

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Changes to Chicago’s Energy Benchmarking Ordinance coming in 2019


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Energy Benchmarking Ordinance Changes 2019   The City of Chicago recently released the coming changes to the city’s energy ordinance. The new system will increase transparency of energy use to building stakeholders. In 2019 buildings will be given a star rating from 0 – 4 as follows:   Zero stars: Out of compliance with energy […]

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Waldman Engineering Celebrates 10 Years


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As some of you may know, we are celebrating our 10th anniversary this year. We feel truly blessed to have the opportunity to continue to grow and serve the Midwest region. When Mark started Waldman Engineering in 2007 to: “provide homeowners, property managers, and building owners with the level of care and personalized service that […]

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