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Building Envelope Inspection and Testing Services

Underslab Vapour Retarder InspectionUnderslab Vapour Retarder Inspection

Underslab vapour retarder is installed to prevent moisture from the ground from entering the concrete slab, potentially affecting the floor coverings. Visual inspection is conducted to confirm that its installation is continuous and that all penetrations have been sealed.




Window and Curtain Wall InspectionWindow and Curtain Wall Inspection

Window and curtain wall inspections are carried out to review the installation of the framing into the window opening to confirm that it complies with the specification.





Spray foam being air vapour barrier being testedAir Vapour Barrier Testing

Sheet membrane and spray foam are tested for cohesion and adhesion by employing specific pull tests. Thickness is measured with manual calipers, and density is calculated using water displacement analysis.





fireproofingFireproofing Testing

For intumescent testing, a Posi-Tector 6000 is used to measure the thickness of coatings on non-ferrous surfaces. For cementitious testing, thickness is determined with digital calipers and density is calculated based on area, weight, and moisture content. Adhesion to the substrate is analyzed with a pull test using a digital scale.



deckDecking

Site inspections are made prior to the roofing installation to confirm that the steel deck meets current building codes. We will ensure that all side panels are properly crimped and that all welds are coated with rust inhibiting paint.




moisturecontentMoisture Content Testing in Interior Walls

Site inspections are made to test the moisture content of interior concrete block walls. This test is generally used for determining whether the walls contain acceptable moisture levels for interior paint. A Tramex CMEXPERT is used to conduct this non-destructive test.




corecutLaboratory Testing (Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis)

Samples are properly obtained from the roof (as per ASTM guidelines) and the tests are conducted at an off-site laboratory.

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