Assisting our Client in locating quality contractors, evaluating their qualifications if we have not worked with a Contractor before, and soliciting bids.
Discuss repair alternatives and their potential costs with our Client, and to recommend final repair strategies and materials based on available budgeting.
Compiling the bidding, such as Invitation to Bid, Instructions to Bidders, and Proposal Form.
An important initial service that W&A can provide for new construction is to review construction documents (Architectural drawings and specifications) for watertightness and durability issues.
Evaluation and Reporting
Condition surveys of selected exterior wall areas or entire exterior envelopes.
Non-destructive testing, such as water spray tests, to determine sources of leakage.
Other Building Exterior Consulting Services
Review of Architectural drawings, with a focus on exterior watertightness and durability. During this service, we typically "red-line" the drawings with our recommendation comments, and if desired meet with our Client to discuss our recommendations.
Before production work construction begins on a new building, it is common for the General Contractor to have pre-construction meetings with the Subcontractors, to discuss the pending construction, and help the various trades work together, make plans, and avoid problems both in their own specifi
Services During Construction
Conducting a Pre-Construction meeting with our Client and the repair Contractor, to discuss final project controls and coordination.
Providing part-time construction inspections to monitor the Contractor's compliance with the Contract requirements and specifications.
Shop Drawings and Submittals Review
After the design of a new building is completed, and the Contractor is preparing for construction, W&A can assist during the pre-construction process.
Site Visits and Water Testing
After construction starts on a project, W&A can provide services such as inspection of mock-up assemblies and the production work actually on the building.