COVID 19 Response We have seen many unprecedented events over the past few weeks related to COVID 19. At Criterium-Kessler Engineers, the safety of our clients and employees, and the safety of the occupants of the homes, offices, and buildings we inspect, are of utmost importance. I want to share what we are doing as….
Structural Integrity Is Your Balcony Safe? Have you ever noticed cracks, sagging or distortion on a balcony? Should you be concerned about safety or is this just normal wear and tear? The picture to the left shows a crack that is the result of the balcony sagging due to inadequate construction. The sagging also caused the concrete….
Your Home | Volume 35, Number 1 You’re standing in the basement waiting for a friend, who is following you down the stairs. Missing a step, your friend reaches for the railing, which breaks away from the wall. This will not end well for your friend, who may be seriously injured or worse; and it….