Topic - Building Restoration

Concrete Restoration Training

Posted on February 7, 2017 About Us Building Restoration

Vegas is known for its larger than life qualities. Amazing fountains, giant hotels, casinos that seem to go on forever And the largest concrete show in North America, The World of Concrete. 10 Foremen and Managers in Training More than just an exposition, the World of Concrete has seminars, hands-on training, and certification in all things […]

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Getting ready for the rain in Vancouver

Posted on November 24, 2016 Building Restoration Strata Services

In our Vancouver climate where wind-driven rain is a frequent reality, the caulking on your building is an important part of your building envelope. We know how to keep the rain out! Remdal is looking out for the owners, sealing the building against the elements, at “The Brava Towers” on Seymour street. See some of […]

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Can I repaint my building if there are water restrictions?

Posted on May 18, 2016 Building Restoration Commercial Services Maintaining your property Resources & Tips

2015’s severe water restrictions were a wake-up call, with multiple projects deferred or cancelled due to the lack of rain. What did we learn, and will 2016 be any better? The first thing we learned was that the weather is unpredictable, and changes to the normal continue to accelerate. Already this year we’ve had the […]

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How quickly can concrete deteriorate?

Posted on February 28, 2013 Building Restoration

In the spring of 2011, we revisited a 30-year-old North Vancouver residential high rise building and were surprised by what we found. Only 10 months earlier, the owners had asked us to do a series of bosun’s chair drops and a detailed survey and estimate for concrete repair. Because the concrete balcony decks surfaces were […]

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When should you consider replacing your wood siding?

Posted on August 17, 2010 Building Restoration Maintaining your property

Painted wood is a three-component system consisting of paint, wood, and the paint/wood interface. The critical component for maintaining long-term paint performance is the interface. (FOREST PRODUCTS JOURNAL Vol. 37, No. 11/12) In many instances we are called in to a residential or a strata unit where the original coating and subsequent coats are peeling from the […]

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