Building on Hope

Building on Hope is a community organization of volunteers who work with builders, architects and designers to provide physical improvements to facilities associated with non-profit service groups. This May 2020, during this year’s “build week”, hundreds of volunteers will converge on the Nashua Police Athletic League on Ash Street and completely overhaul the inside and… Read More »

Building Permits and Safety

“We don’t need a permit for this, we are only ______.”  We’ve all heard this sentence many times over the years.  It is sadly driven by the desire to save construction expense and increased property taxes associated with the improvement in value after completing upgrades to real estate.  However, skipping this important step in a… Read More »

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 »