Tips for Inspecting and Maintaining a Commercial Property

The basics Here are the essential elements of a commercial building and the key items to inspect when evaluating the physical condition of any substantial structure. Remember that further investigation is always warranted when unfamiliar or unexplainable circumstances raise an element of concern. The following itemization is by no means intended to be exhaustive, however,

Concrete Problems

Crumbling, Cracking, Settling, Heaving & Stains Concrete is quite literally the foundation of many of today’s construction projects. It’s also widely used for exterior surfaces–driveways, sidewalks, patios, stoops, steps, etc. No wonder: Concrete is strong, durable, relatively inexpensive and can be formed into many shapes and sizes. But concrete also has its drawbacks. It’s prone

Things That Go Squeak, Rattle, Hiss in the Night

Eliminating Building Noises Household noises such as squeaky stairs, humming refrigerators and rumbling radiators may add character to a house or apartment, but they can also be terribly irritating. Fortunately, most common noises are easy to eliminate with simple repairs. Some sleuthing may be necessary to discover the cause of a noise. Be observant and

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