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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.

Roof Maintenance is the Best Way to Prolong Your Roof’s Lifespan

Roof Maintenance
8/25/2019

If you’re concerned about the state of your roof, you may wish to inquire about regular, ongoing roof maintenance. Whether you’ve noticed curling shingles, an abundance of algae, or leaks inside your home, it’s best to have a professional address these issues early before they spiral into unfixable, costly problems. Leaks, in particular, often put homeowners in a challenging position. Is the leak small or large? Is it isolated to one area or is it throughout the house? Is it new or has it been slowly growing over time?

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Why Professional Roof Assessments and Inspections Are Extremely Important

Roof Inspection
7/25/2019

Having your roof inspected and surveyed regularly by a professional is one of the most important maintenance tasks for commercial and residential building owners. It's not simply looking at the roof and determining its condition, there is a lot more to it than that. There are two main purposes behind requestion a roof inspection: finding any current problems and gauging the remaining life of the roof.

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The Benefits of Working with an Experienced, Trusted Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer
6/25/2019

When you’re at the beginning of a building project, it pays to work with an experienced structural engineer. Whether you’re looking to adhere to state building codes, ensure that your building meets your requirements, or just want to be certain that your construction team is living up to your standards, a structural engineer can assist. Able to set criteria for pre-engineered buildings, select suitable materials, and design retrofit modifications, Wharry Engineering can help with a wide range of building, renovation, and construction needs. For over forty years, we’ve worked with clients – both local and national – to ensure that their building processes go off without a hitch.

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Ensure Longevity with Professional Roof Design, Engineering, Management, and Inspection

Roof Design
5/25/2019

If you’re replacing your roof – or constructing a new building – you need the help of a firm with experience in roof design, management, and inspection. The primary goal of your roof is to ensure that your building’s contents are protected: both products and personnel. But, an important secondary goal during the building process is longevity. You want a roof that’s going to resist common sources of damage. You want a roof that’s going to stand up to harsh, often unpredictable weather conditions. Most importantly, you want a roof that’s going to last.

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All About Civil, Forensic, and Structural Engineering from Wharry Engineering

Structural Engineering
4/25/2019

When you need the most experienced, knowledgeable engineers in the business for your civil, forensic, or structural engineering project, you owe it to yourself to work with the team at Wharry Engineering. From residential site planning and retrofit modifications to traffic flow analysis and landscaping, we have a proven track record of assisting clients and ensuring the successful completion of their building projects. Whether you’re concerned about the quality of the finished product, the project’s adherence to budget, local or municipal regulations, or long-term energy efficiency, you can count on us to work with you to achieve the results that you need.

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Don’t Let Small Issues Become Major Problems, Start a Roof Management Plan Today

Roof Management
2/26/2019

If you’re noticing small issues with your roof, there’s no better time to get started on your roof management plan. With the aim of preventing small, correctable issues from growing into massive, costly problems, Wharry Engineering provides the industry’s most comprehensive and detail-oriented roof management services. We know that miniscule – often undetectable – issues with your roof can be the genesis of massively detrimental problems. Whether they’re causing leaks, threatening the roof’s structural integrity, or anything in between, our experienced, time-tested team of roofing experts will work with you to identify potential problems and – more importantly – implement lasting, cost-effective fixes.

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Extend Your Roof’s Lifespan and Increase Security with Roof Maintenance from Wharry Engineering

Roof Maintenance
1/26/2019

When it comes to preventing leaks and extending the lifespan of your roof, ongoing roof maintenance is critical. If you own a property, you’re undoubtedly aware of how difficult it can be to monitor your roof and perform regular upkeep… especially if you’re doing all of the work yourself. From the blistering heat of summer to the bitter cold winds of winter, environmental hazards can wreak havoc on your roof, shearing off shingles, disturbing underlayment, and causing damage that can lead to leaks, mold, and rot. In today’s post, we’re going to discuss how the team at Wharry Engineering can help you get the most out of your roof.

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Ensure Your Project Runs Smoothly – and as Planned – with Third-Party Roof Construction Observation

Roof Construction Observation
12/26/2018

If you’re installing a new roof, it’s essential that you ensure that the job’s done right by hiring a third-party roof construction observation expert to watch over your project. As a building owner, you likely know what went wrong with the roof that you’re replacing: leaks developed, mold and algae formed, insulation failed, or materials broke down. You’ve also probably looked into ways to prevent these failures from occurring in the future. But… you can’t be everywhere all at once!

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Get Ready for Next Year by Scheduling a Professional Roof Inspection from Wharry Engineering

Roof Inspection
11/26/2018

Scheduling regular roof inspections is a great way to ensure the continued health of your building. With the cold of winter settling in, it’s the time of year where home and business owners start to develop concerns about their roofs. Whether it’s cold air entering through the attic, moisture collecting at joints, or unidentifiable drafts swirling throughout the building, the signs of a damaged roof are even more prevalent during the winter months. As your building’s roof is its first line of defense against the elements, knowing its status is critical. Because of this, we strongly encourage our readers to begin thinking about their next inspection.

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Let a Professional Architect from Wharry Engineering Help You Keep Your Project on Track

Professional Architect
10/26/2018

Whether you’ve engaged in construction projects before or this is your first time, you owe it to yourself to consult with a professional architect. Able to save you time, money, and heartache, an architect can help you navigate the often-confusing building codes and legal issues inherent to building projects. With all of the considerations you need to make, it can be very easy to overlook something important. An architect can help you stay vigilant but, more importantly, they can work with you to ensure the success – and cost-efficiency – of your project. In this post, we’re going to look at what you stand to gain from employing the aid of a professional architect.

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