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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.

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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Gain Confidence in Your Roof with Roof Maintenance from Wharry Engineering

Roof Maintenance
3/14/2017

If you're a property manager or the owner of numerous commercial properties, you're undoubtedly aware of the headaches involved with maintaining your buildings' roofs. While the daily grind of overseeing the integrity of your roofs can be challenging, it is – nevertheless – essential to the ongoing health of your properties. Not only that, but a well-maintained roof is critical to ensuring the safety, security, and integrity of your buildings' contents. In today's post, we're going to look at how the team at Wharry Engineering can give you the confidence you need to run your properties efficiently by alleviating the burden of roof maintenance.

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How Third-Party Roof Construction Observation Can Ensure Your Roof’s Long-Term Health

Roof Construction Observation
2/15/2017

When you're considering a new roof, it's important to think about your building's future. With your current roof, you're likely experiencing issues: poor insulation, leakage, or other damaging issues. Thinking about the future, you should consider these issues and – more importantly – how to keep them from affecting your new roof. Certainly, you can trust the contractors or roofing company that you've hired to install your roof. You can trust them to ensure quality, make sure that corners aren't being cut, and to install the best roof possible.

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Identify Problems and Gauge Remaining Roof Life with Roof Inspections and Assessments

Roof Inspection
1/12/2017

Regular roof inspections and surveys are an essential task for home and business owners. As your building's roof is – quite literally – its first line of defense against the elements, it's important that you regularly check to ensure that it is in solid, working condition. But, it's not just about having a quick look-see. It's a much deeper process, requiring the assistance of experts who are capable of identifying common problems and, more importantly, recommending solutions that will keep your interior safe and extend the life of your roof. In this post, we're going to take a closer look at the inspection process and discuss how it results in a healthier, longer-lasting roof.

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Get the Most Out of Your Building Project by Seeking the Help of an Architect

Architectural Services
12/13/2016

It is all too easy to assume that a building project will go off without a hitch. Being optimistic, many people simply overlook the complicated logistics, legal wranglings and finer details of constructing a new building. No matter the size of your business – whether a small, local operation or a massive, multi-national conglomerate – the assistance of an architect can prove invaluable in navigating the often complex – and occasionally perilous – combination of zoning laws, contractor relations and building codes involved in designing a building.

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