Major condo refurbishments are an expensive undertaking. They generally occur every 10-15 years and can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. This is an opportunity to identify which common areas are not being adequately utilized and institute changes to improve the lifestyle of all. Keeping the lobby and hallways up to date also increases the value of the building and units.
Building Envelope Waterproofing Systems effectively deal with rainwater and groundwater challenges facing the roof, podium, terrace and foundation of a building. The building envelope is the physical barrier between the exterior and interior environments enclosing a structure. Generally, the building envelope is comprised of a series of components and systems that protect the interior space from the effects of the environment like precipitation, wind, temperature, humidity, and ultraviolet radiation. We are experts in Exterior waterproofing, Interior Waterproofing and foundation crack repair.
The best way to avoid future costly repairs on your condominium’s parking garage is to complete regular inspections. But that can be easier said than done! A condominium’s parking garage is a huge space and there are plenty of places to look to prevent future issues – where do you even start?! Noticing problematic issues like water leaks, concrete cracks and ponding, the floor lines have faded, the parking numbers are no longer very visible, the sanitary drains and fire sprinkler pipes have started rusting is easiest when the parking garage is clean. That’s why it’s important to complete your walk-through with your superintendent after your spring pressure wash. Upgrades can be completed with minimal disruption and will improve the safety and security of residents and visitors.
Condo buildings lacking in outdoor space may use the roof as social space. Yet a roof is not typically intended for this purpose. Roofs that include common areas such as sun decks, barbecue areas, plants and furniture are at greater risk of damage. Any damage that occurs must be found to stop water leaks. This entails removal of the deck and materials to find the source of a problem. DESA Contracting hires the most experienced roofers to ensure you have a high functioning and modernized roof. Desa specializes in both shingle and flat roofs. With ongoing training and learning seminars, our roofers are always up to date with materials, experience and knowledge!
We offer expert balcony rehabilitation services for residential, institutional and commercial buildings across Ontario. With in-depth experience gained from a variety of building restoration projects, we provide complete solutions that will improve your building, increase its lifespan and enhance its appearance. We work closely with architects and engineers to ensure the best results.
Condominiums and apartment buildings have a central and crucial electrical infrastructure. It is very important that condos have their electrical work installed properly but it is just as important that they get regular maintenance.
24 hour Emergency Response. A fire or flood are among the most traumatic incidents that can happen to a homeowner. If one of these accidents have happened to you, start getting your Condo normal by choosing Desa, the top fire & water damage restoration specialists.
There are many different types of caulking some are used for interior and some are used for exterior. Some are fast drying while others aren’t. Each type of caulking has its own purpose. Depending on the job it is necessary to choose the correct caulking for that specific project. Evaluating the job choosing the correct caulking and having the correct team to apply the caulking is the first and utmost important step for a job well done.We specify premium materials, correct preparation, tools and contractors.
Mold is a common problem, especially in wet and cold regions. Mold can enter your space through a variety of different types of water damage. Most infestations happen in damp, cold, and dark rooms. These microbes don’t just damage your property, but can also put your health at risk. Our technicians are fully certified and trained in handling mold and eliminating it.
And much more contact us for your Condominium Common Elements needs!