Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration

Fast Action is Important Following the initial fire or smoke-related incident, smoke and soot will settle on surfaces creating additional damages to the structure and your contents. Material in furniture and flooring is often synthetic and when burned, creates chemical reactions. After only a short period of time, items can go from cleanable to unsalvageable. […]

How to Time an Exterior Repair Project

In BC’s coastal climate, exterior repair projects are integral to keeping a building watertight, structurally sound, and comfortable for it’s occupants. For multi-unit buildings, most exterior repair projects (such as wall, window, roof, balcony, or parking garage repairs) require a fair amount of planning to make sure the projects run smoothly and on budget. Timing […]

Elevator Modernization: The Importance of Planning Early, Coordinating with Fire Safety Systems, and Emergency Power

Elevators may require modernization for a variety of reasons, including: Newer, improved technology or equipment is available (to improve performance/energy efficiency and/or to maintain the marketability of the property); New Code requirements mandated (to improve safety); and/or Parts are becoming difficult to source (to ensure the elevator can continue to be maintained in serviceable condition). […]

Window Replacement: Understanding Your Options

There are many reasons why Owners may decide that it’s time to replace their windows. These can include any combination of: water leakage air leakage / cold drafts excessive condensation and mould/mildew growth on interior surfaces poor occupant comfort excessive noise from outside high energy bills look old BUT – don’t rush into a window […]

So You Have a Depreciation Report – What Now? | by Sense Engineering

Question: “We have a Depreciation Report, what do we do now?” Short Answer: Follow it. And if you don’t know how or don’t want to, then you didn’t get good advice/guidance from the Consultant who prepared the Depreciation Report. If this is the case, then some or all of the following did not happen… but, […]




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