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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.

Three Signs That You May Need a Professional Roof Assessment

Roof Assessment
10/18/2016

If you've been considering a roof assessment, you've almost certainly taken a look at the state of your roof. But, without knowing what to look for, it can be difficult to know whether or not you need to seek the help of a professional. Is the damage that you're perceiving serious? Or is it merely cosmetic? Can your roof withstand another season of rain and snow? Or should you start planning for repairs now? In this post, we're going to look at three indications that it may be time to call in a professional.

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Five Reasons to Hire a Professional Architect for Your Building Project

Professional Architect
9/21/2016

If you're starting a new building project, you're undoubtedly overwhelmed by the sheer volume of considerations. What materials will be used, what codes are relevant, what contractors should be used... these questions – and many, many more – are essential to consider at the start of any building project. Even after you've made these decisions, issues can arise and force new, more complicated decisions or adjustments. In this post, we're going to look at five ways you can make your building project easier – and more effective – by hiring a professional architect.

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The Roof Consulting Services That Your Building Needs, All Under One Roof

Roof Inspection
8/22/2016

The team at Wharry Engineering believes in a holistic approach. We believe that effective roofing services start from the initial project's conception and extend all the way through the roof's service life. Often, the cost of failing to properly design, install or maintain your roof is leakage or, worse yet, early failure. In today's post, we're going to look at how Wharry Engineering approaches roof consulting and discuss how, in the long run, our services ensure that your roof enjoys a long, productive life.

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Three Essential Tips When Performing Your Own Roof Maintenance

Roof Maintenance
7/26/2016

When caring for your roof, attention to detail matters. If you own a large building, it pays to perform regular roof inspections and assessments and to enlist the aid of a skilled provider of roof management. For smaller buildings, however, many owners seek to save money by performing basic maintenance on their own. While this can be a cost-effective solution in the short term, it is always advisable to seek the guidance of an industry professional should a problem arise. However, if you do plan to perform your own roof maintenance, it is critical that you heed a few basic pieces of advice. In this post, we're going to provide you with three tips to help you when performing your own roof maintenance.

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How a Management Plan Can Simplify Your Roof’s Maintenance and Deliver Peace of Mind

roof management
6/14/2016

For many building owners, especially those that own multiple commercial properties, handling the day-to-day logistics of roof management is not an ideal use of their time. Nevertheless, ensuring your roof's integrity and budgeting for upcoming costs is an essential part of maintaining your building and, more importantly, safeguarding the contents that it houses. Thankfully, comprehensive roof management plans from Wharry Engineering can help to simplify roof maintenance, reduce costs and build confidence. In this post, we're going to look at what you stand to gain by implementing a thorough, long-term roof management plan.

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The Role That Roof Construction Observation Plays in Your Building’s Future

roof inspection
5/25/2016

If you're investing in a new roof, it pays to look toward the future. Obviously, you're experiencing troubles with your current roof. Whether it's leakage, ineffectual protection from the elements or something else, looking to the future means taking steps to ensure that your roof construction goes off as planned, without compromise. While you can place your trust in the company – or contractors – that are constructing your roof, having a third party on site to observe the process ensures the integrity of your project and, more importantly, contributes to a longer lasting, more reliable build.

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How An Architect Can Help You Maximize Your Investment

Architect
4/19/2016

When it comes to designing your business' building, it's easy to forget how difficult the process can be. Juggling zoning laws, building codes, contractor guidelines and more, business owners often get frustrated navigating the labyrinthine combination of obstacles. Whether you're a small business that is looking to construct a new building or a global entity expanding into an uncharted location, an architect can act as a guide, easing the process and helping you get the most out of your construction budget. In this post, we're going to look at five ways that an architect can help you maximize your investment.

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Welcome to Wharry Engineering’s New Website!

Structural Engineering
2/29/2016

If you're reading this, you've undoubtedly notice that we've given our old website a stylish renovation. With the aim of providing more information about our services, more details about our past projects and, overall, just creating a more helpful experience, we've completely overhauled every aspect of the site.

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