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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.

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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Roof Management 101: Identifying Roof Leaks

roof leaks
9/26/2018

Knowing when you need a roof repair can be tricky, especially if there are no indicators of damage. Often, leaks are not detected until well after they have caused costly damage to your property or products. However, even with leaks that may not be visible at a cursory glance, there are steps that can be taken to identify, isolate and trace them back to their source. At Wharry Engineering, we pride ourselves on taking a methodical approach to locating leaks and, more importantly, an aggressive – and effective – approach to roof maintenance and repair.

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Roof Losing its Luster? Get a Roof Assessment from Wharry Engineering

Roof Assessment
7/27/2018

If your roof has started showing signs of damage, it may be time for a professional roof assessment. Whether you’re noticing curled shingles, black spots, or rusty sections, it’s essential that you take the steps necessary to understand and – more importantly – address the damage that you’re seeing. Thankfully, Wharry Engineering’s team of educated, knowledgeable experts can help you. With the ability to identify common roofing problems, our team can quickly assess your situation and then work to develop lasting, effective solutions.

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The Value of Having a Professional Architect on a Building Project

Professional Architect
6/27/2018

When getting assigned to remodel or construct a new building project, it can be a stressful, overwhelming time. From an initial inspection, along with material choices and code compliance, to selecting contractors and budgeting for the new building, a professional architect at Wharry Engineering can provide helpful, comprehensive solutions to clients’ building problems.

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Avoid Disasters with a Thorough, Professional Roof Inspection from Wharry Engineering

Roof Inspection
5/2/2018

When it comes to safeguarding your roof and – more importantly – everything beneath it, a thorough roof inspection goes a long way. Often, problems with your roof can be obscured beneath shingles, hidden in difficult-to-reach areas, or buried under debris. If left unchecked, these issues can snowball, causing major disasters and – worst case scenario – catastrophic failures. Whether you want to increase the lifespan of your current roof or you’re making plans for a replacement, a professional inspection can help you create a plan. In today’s post, we’re going to discuss how the team at Wharry Engineering can help you make informed, reasoned decisions about your roof.

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Take Steps to Ensure Your Roof Lasts Longer with Roof Maintenance from Wharry Engineering

Roof Maintenance
4/2/2018

When it comes to protecting your roof – and your property – there’s no better method than roof maintenance. Since your roof can be a gateway for moisture, it is essential to monitor and maintain it to ensure the integrity of everything beneath it. Whether you’re concerned about damage to products, equipment malfunctions, or employee safety, you can cover all three of these bases by taking care of your roof. As the property owner, you should be performing regular inspections, looking for the telltale signs of underlying damage. But, what are those signs?

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