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At Wharry Engineering, we strive to stay current with developments in structural engineering, architectural design, roof restoration and construction project management. As we aim to provide an all-encompassing range of architectural services with an uncompromising focus on quality, we are required to stay abreast of new methods, tools and approaches. To follow along with us and learn more about the industry, be sure to check here frequently for the latest articles and press releases.

Avoid and Prevent Disasters with Wharry Engineering’s Ongoing Roof Maintenance

Roof Maintenance
2/8/2018

As a property owner, we’re certain that you understand the importance of regular, ongoing roof maintenance. We’re also sure that you know how troublesome it can be to stay on top of your roof’s upkeep. And, while it is occasionally annoying to tend to your roof, it is critical to the security – and integrity – of your building and its contents. In this post, we’re going to talk about how the team at Wharry Engineering can help you avoid the headaches and heartaches of maintaining your roof with our thorough, detail-oriented, ongoing maintenance services.

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Stay on Track and to Your Specifications with Roof Construction Observation

Roof Construction Observation
1/8/2018

If you’re concerned about the future of your roof – and your building – then it’s essential that you hire a third-party roof construction observation expert to oversee your roofing project. In the course of replacing your roof, you’ve likely become aware of the problems that have developed: leakage, mold, algae, poor insulation, or low-quality materials. When looking toward the future, you should consider the impact that these problems have had on your roof’s longevity and, more importantly, how you can avoid similar pitfalls with your new roof.

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Gauge Your Roof’s Health with a Professional Roof Inspection

Roof Inspection
12/11/2017

Whether you're a home or business owner, it's essential that you have a regular, professional roof inspection performed. As the primary means of defense against heat, cold, and moisture, your building's roof is a "shield" that protects your building – and its contents – from damage. When you have a roof inspection performed, you're ensuring that that shield is in good, working order. A professional inspector will be able to identify common problems and recommend solutions that will ensure that your building stays safe and – even better – that the lifespan of your roof is maximized. In today's post, we're going to discuss the roof inspection process.

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Stay on Schedule and on Budget with the Aid of a Professional Architect

Professional Architect
10/9/2017

Whether you're an old pro when it comes to construction or you're embarking on your first building project, you've undoubtedly considered enlisting the aid of a professional architect. With the number of variables involved in a project, from building codes and legal considerations to convoluted logistics and scheduling, it can be all-too-easy to overlook something. And, when staying on schedule and on budget requires attention to detail, it can be costly – and heartbreaking – to gloss over something that is essential to the success of your project.

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Wharry Engineering is a Leading Expert in Historical Renovations

Historical Renovations
9/12/2017

If you're in the planning stages of a historical renovation, we're confident that you can appreciate the difficult – almost Herculean – task ahead of you. It's nearly impossible to know the levels of damage that the beautiful facades of many historical buildings are hiding. Whether it's dry rot, flood damage, mold, or mere cosmetic damage, a myriad of things can be – and go – wrong. That's why the team at Wharry Engineering always recommends seeking the advice of an expert, somebody with experience in historical renovations who has the ability to assess your situation and make helpful, cost-saving recommendations.

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How to Know When It’s Time for a Professional Roof Assessment

Roof Assessment
8/14/2017

It can be tough discerning when it's time to have a professional roof assessment performed. Have you noticed that your roof is looking a little worse for the wear? Are there unidentifiable spots on your shingles? Are those shingles starting to peel or lift? If you've answered yes to any of these questions, you may need the help of a professional roof assessor. In today's post, we're going to look at a few telling signs, signs that indicate that it may be time for a roof assessment.

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How a Professional Architect Can Bring Value to Your Building Project

Professional Architect
7/17/2017

When embarking on a new building project, it can be overwhelming to consider every possible variable. From material choices and code compliance, to selecting contractors and cutting costs, it's essential to weigh every option. While it can be challenging to consider everything, we're happy to say that the process can be made much easier with the addition of a professional architect. Trained to examine every angle, architects are a great addition to every building project. In today's post, we're going to look at how they can help your project along and, more importantly, save you time and money.

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Comprehensive, Experienced Roof Consulting Services from Wharry Engineering

Roof Inspection in Battle Creek
6/15/2017

At Wharry Engineering, we believe that the best roofs are built with the aid of an experienced roof consultant. Starting at the projects inception, the roof consultant – and their team – should guide you in your decision making, arming you with all of the information that you need to make an informed, knowledgeable decision about your roof. After all, your roof is your building's first – and best – defense against the elements: moisture, heat, dirt, and debris. Your roof is, in many ways, the armor that protects the vital organs of your building.

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Ensure the Longevity of Your Roof – and Your Property – with Roof Maintenance

Roof Maintenance
5/15/2017

Performing roof maintenance is performing property maintenance. As your building's roof is – in most cases – the leading way that moisture enters, maintaining your roof is essential to protecting the products, equipment, and employees that are inside of it. While it's easy to put off regular roof inspections, there are a number of identifiable "symptoms" of a failing roof: things that you – as the property owner – can look for. In today's post, we're going to give you a handful of tips that will help you determine if your roof is in need of repair.

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Addressing Roof Leaks through Effective Roof Management

Roof Management
4/12/2017

It can be tough discerning when your roof needs to be repaired. If there aren't any immediate signs of damage – missing shingles, water damage, and so forth – issues can go undetected for long periods of time, causing additional damage to your property and products. This is why, more than anything, effective roof management can save you money: by identifying roof issues early, they can be addressed and corrected before they cause extreme damage. The team at Wharry Engineering strives to provide thorough, comprehensive roof maintenance services, allowing our clients to be confident in the integrity of their roof and, more importantly, in the security of their products.

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