Roof Repairs: Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Heather Olsen on Tue, Jul 05 , 2011 @ 11:19 AM

 Yesterday was the fourth of July, and many New Yorkers spent the day and evening on their roofs, enjoying the nice weather and watching the fireworks. Many of these roofs weren't meant to have heavy traffic, and can suffer from summer roof gatherings.

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Tags: roof repair new york city, roofing, roofing tips

Understanding Lintels in New York City

Posted by Heather Olsen on Thu, Jun 30 , 2011 @ 10:07 AM
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Tags: Exterior Construction, lintels manhattan, lintels new york city, New York Facade Contractor

Local Law 11

Posted by Heather Olsen on Wed, Jun 29 , 2011 @ 11:33 AM

I’m here today to share with you the facts behind New York City’s Local Law 11/98.

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Tags: Exterior Construction, facade contractor, Local Law 11

Roofing and Waterproofing Today

Posted by Wayne Bellet on Mon, May 02 , 2011 @ 03:36 PM

For roofers and waterproofers, the new generation of ultra-sound infrared moisture detectors has given us an almost fail-safe tool for detecting leaks. Of course, with a lot of the guesswork alleviated, we often find ourselves having to talk the customers out of a repair, simply because we know they don't need it. 

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Tags: waterproofing, waterproofing tips, roofing, roofing tips

The Importance of Hiring a Licensed Roofing or Facade Contractor

Posted by Wayne Bellet on Mon, May 02 , 2011 @ 03:06 PM

I was at a dinner party one night and, during the normal course of conversation, professions were discussed. And nearly every time I said construction or building contractor, someone in the circle would talk about a person he or she knew in the business- i.e., a friend of a friend, an uncle, a brother-in-law, etc. 

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Tags: site safety, rigger's licence, facade contractor