Do I Need a Drain Test?

Do I Need a Drain Test?

The question of whether a building’s below grade plumbing drains should be tested comes up frequently during building evaluations.  Although testing is not terribly expensive it is yet another layer of expense that a client must consider against the value of the...
Landings Aren’t Forever

Landings Aren’t Forever

Looking at landings today to specify repairs. They don’t last forever, only about 15-22 years in Houston.
Picture is Worth 1000 Words

Picture is Worth 1000 Words

Use the right fasteners, use the right connectors, use the right flashing.  This is what happens when you don’t.
Laced Valley

Laced Valley

  Laced Valley. You just don’t see these much anymore. It’s a thing of beauty.
Tropical Storm in the Gulf Get Ready?

Tropical Storm in the Gulf Get Ready?

It’s fast becoming peak hurricane season on the Gulf of Mexico.  There is a disturbance in the Gulf that may very well become a tropical storm or hurricane that will impact the Texas Gulf Coast.  You should start getting ready by keeping your cars fueled...