Why Tile and Grout Crack

Why do tile and grout crack?  It is easier to understand why a material fails if we first understand how it is made. Tile is clay formed into a desired shape then treated with fire to harden it. The firing process turns the malleable clay into a solid material that is very hard and very… Read More »

Overlook Office Park Condominium Reserve Study

We recently performed a Reserve Study for Overlook Office Park Condominium Association in Amherst, NH. Our services included a physical assessment of the building and property elements that the Association is responsible to maintain.  The physical assessment focused on the current condition and remaining useful service life of these common property elements.  The findings of… Read More »

Team Attends Atlantic Prefab Event in Wilton, NH

We attended Atlantic Prefab’s (https://atlanticprefab.com/) 2019 Commercial Prefab Summit, where we heard about the latest in pre-fabricated wall panel and roof truss technologies. Prefabricated wall panels are revolutionizing mid- to high-rise construction. By constructing exterior wall panels with the entire wall assembly (framing, insulation, waterproofing, and finish) in a climate-controlled environment, construction speed is accelerating,… Read More »

ABC Young Professionals Annual Charity Bowling Tournament

Recently, members of our Team attended the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) (https://www.abc.org/) annual charity bowling tournament. This networking event at Yankee Lanes (https://yankeelanesentertainment.com/manchester//) was focused on gaining donations for Toys for Tots (https://www.toysfortots.org/). Although our bowling skills weren’t the best that night, we were able to contribute by sponsoring the charitable raffle with many… Read More »

Welcome Kelly Alessi to our Team!

Team Engineering is proud to bring on our newest member, Kelly Alessi. Kelly is licensed as a Registered Architect in Massachusetts and is certificated as a LEED Accredited Professional. Her background includes over 10 years of designing and documenting commercial senior living buildings and construction projects using AutoCAD and Revit. Her skill set and expertise… Read More »

Exterior Steel Coatings

We all know that steel can rust and corrode. This type of deterioration can easily lead to structural failures and create more problems than not. There are a variety of ways to help prevent this. This picture shows an exterior bolt connecting a steel structure in Boston, MA. To help prevent rust and corrosion, contractors… Read More »

Termite Structural Damage

Structural damage from wood-destroying insects is a condition that Team Engineering can identify, evaluate its extent, and design repairs for, if needed. Here in New England, the most common culprits are termites, carpenter ants and carpenter bees. Depending on how long the insects have been active without extermination, the damage can be significant enough to… Read More »