Does your building have these problems?
powder stains on the surface of the brick and block?
leaking out of the block?
joints missing mortar?
has been repaired/Replaced and there are still leaks?
had the split block sealed and there are still leaking problems or the
problem got worse?
smells, mold on the surface of the walls and mouldings?
floors cupping and warping?
leaking from outlets and switches on the outside walls?
now what can be done?
can cut some test areas of the roof open to inspect the level of damage
using a thermal scan.
can remove and dispose of/replace roof top decks and patios.
can properly vent and flash the roof structure and repair/replace the
can properly vent, flash and cap the parapet walls.
can install weep holes with wick ropes to help draw the moisture out of
can remove and replace moldy millwork, drywall, insulation and framing.
The plastic vapor barrier over the walls will not be installed again so
the walls do not trap moisture.
Have a healthy split block home with the proper venting, flashing and
sealing provided by D/R Services. It is possible to save these
buildings through using proper building science. Ventilating the walls,
roofs, parapets caps in a proper manner is a major part of the
solution. We have
the technology and trained professionals to
handle this unique building problem.
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