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Why is it Necessary to Repair Masonry Damages on Time?

The exterior of your building undergoes extensive superficial and structural changes over time. It affects the aesthetics along with the efficiency and longevity of the structure. So, to preserve your brick or stonework, you need maintenance and periodic repairs. You must conduct professional inspections every five years to assess the condition of the building. Sadly, […]

The Qualities of a Good Waterproofing Contractor

The Qualities of a Good Waterproofing Contractor

The rains in the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, and Westchester can be disastrous to your building. It not only affects the exterior, but water can seep into the interiors, causing havoc and structural damage. Hence, hiring waterproofing contractors Bronx is of utmost necessity before the wet months set in. These professionals will detect and fix all […]

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Repairing Window Lintels

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Repairing Window Lintels

Lintels are the structural elements that are placed transversely over windows, doors or other openings in order to transfer the load from the wall above. Over time these lintels are under various factors such as moisture, rusting and structural shifts and they need to be repaired. Nevertheless, retiling window lintels is a complex process that […]

Why is Foundation Waterproofing Essential

Why is Foundation Waterproofing Essential?

Your building stands on a strong and stable base that bears the entire overhead load of the structure. It is called the foundation, which is the most crucial component of any masonry construction. Now, what happens if the foundation is weak and unstable? Obviously, the building might collapse anytime, leading to catastrophic consequences. It is […]

How to Prevent Water Seepage through Basement Walls

How to Prevent Water Seepage through Basement Walls?

Do you have damp basement walls? It is a definite sign of water seepage, common for most property owners. Cities like the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, and Westchester receive heavy precipitation throughout the year. Whether you speak of rainfall or snowfall, both result in critical water damage to basements. The basement of a building constitutes the […]

What to Consider Before Dating an Engineer

Seeing as though I have dated not one, but two engineers, and I am constantly surrounded by (male) engineers, I seem to have become the authority on this topic. My site stats agree that this content – strange as it may be – attracts substantial traffic. So here it is: why not to date an […]

What Makes Engineering Consulting Different

Its been a while since I posted – readers will realise that my lull in posts has coincided with my move to Johannesburg and my starting a new job in engineering consulting. The past 2.5 months at my new company have been a whirlwind of excitement. Being thrown into two projects in the midst of […]

What Is The Difference Between Commercial And Industrial Construction

Construction is the process of constructing a home or an office building. There are two main types of construction- 1) Commercial 2) Residential construction. Commercial Construction Commercial construction is the building of any buildings for commercial purposes and it includes a large variety of projects like building restaurants, shopping centres, hospitals, private schools and universities, […]

Which Type of Basement Waterproofing is Better- Interior or Exterior

Which Type of Basement Waterproofing is Better- Interior or Exterior

Damp basements are absolutely a no-no! Not only do they create an unhealthy environment, but affect the foundation of a building. Most basements in the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, and Westchester constitute the building’s foundation. Being the lowermost segment of a building, it is almost inseparable from the foundation. Hence, basements promote structural strength and stability […]

Top Tips for Masonry Maintenance

Top Tips for Masonry Maintenance

Masonry materials like brick, stone, and concrete are incredibly resilient. It means the buildings constructed by masonry contractors NYC are long-lasting, and many of them are still standing upright for centuries! However, it comes only with proper maintenance. We mean, if you want your building to live for more than decades, you must focus on […]