Weather events such as hail storms, high winds and flooding, or simple wear and tear can cause building deterioration. Building Condition Assessments will always provide the most comprehensive analysis of what is happening with your building. Ultimately, the type of services that follow determine whether a long-term repair has been accomplished.
A slate roof is one of the most visually appealing and durable of all roofing systems. However, if improperly designed or installed, it can lead to costly repairs. Read on to learn about the advantages and most common errors of slate roofing…
Drones, once seen as toys, have been embraced for their usefulness in several applications. Pie continues to explore ways to incorporate drone technology into the services we offer, such as examining and documenting hail claims, façade assessments and pre-construction conditions on projects…
The integrity of each element of a building is critical to its stability. However, no component carries more potential for property damage or personal injury than the roof. A poorly performing foundation or failing exterior cladding can be inconvenient, unsightly, and expensive to repair or replace, but a roof collapse can have devastating and long-term consequences.
Society’s appreciation for the significance, character and beauty of historic structures continues to promote building preservation and rehabilitation. Unfortunately, many historic rehabilitation projects often only go skin deep in solving functional performance issues.
Parking garages play a critical role in many commercial and residential settings. However, despite their importance, they are often neglected and allowed to fall into disrepair. Why does this happen?