Resurfacing a flexible (asphalt) pavement is an expensive undertaking that becomes necessary when the pavement reaches the end of its useful life. There are methods to rehabilitate the pavement, which can extend the useful life as well as have a major effect on the aesthetics of the pavement. Extending the life of the pavement means […]
Technology has been advancing rapidly in the 21st century specifically in the areas of data capture and digital imaging. Gone are the days of tape measures as we’re seeing the advent of measuring systems like Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR). In the time an engineer would take to measure a room, camera systems like the […]
From dams to bridges to roadways, John Oliver points out the importance of developing and maintaining infrastructure in this monologue from 2015.
We wanted to give you an update on our operations regarding Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order.
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 […]
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 […]
Mark discusses 5 things every manager should hope for this frigid season. Dry Warm Accident Free Good Drainage Well Insulated, Well Ventilated Attic
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 […]
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.
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