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Structural Repairs

 

Our Building Life Cycle Knowledge is Your Advantage

For more than 50 years, building owners and managers have relied on WSP to manage problems with structural deterioration or distress.

These can be limited to specific building components such as balconies or parking garages or be more systemic problems that extend throughout an entire building.

Our knowledge of the full building life cycle, including structural design and building renewal, means we can provide durable, cost-effective solutions that limit disruptions to facility use.

Our services include:

  • Assessment and Repair Strategy Recommendations
  • Capital Planning
  • Design Specifications and Tendering
  • Construction Review and Contract Administration

Technical Expertise

Our expertise extends to all structural materials, including, steel, concrete, glass, aluminum, masonry and wood.

With over 200 multi-disciplinary building repair and renewal experts across Canada, we are well-versed in the various technologies used for structural repair, including:

  • high-performance coatings
  • corrosion inhibitors
  • cathodic protection
  • chloride removal
  • concrete re-alkalization

As well, our structural engineering team provides timely design assistance when required.

Parking Decks

WSP has a proven track record in preserving and restoring parking structures across North America.

Having done over 3,000 garage projects, representing more than 2.4 million sq. m. (25.0 million sq. ft.) of parking decks, we fully understand the different factors affecting the durability of a parking structure.

Post-Tensioned Concrete Expertise

WSP is an industry leader in the field of post-tensioned concrete structures.

We have repaired post-tensioned concrete structures in buildings all across North America, and we have authored many publications and delivered technical presentations at industry events.

We employ non-destructive, acoustic monitoring technology and implement maintenance programs to manage our clients’ risk and reduce repair costs.

We hold a patent on a state-of-the-art “Tendon Stress Test” unit, an instrument to measure the force and stress in cables. We also developed a more accurate tool for penetration testing.

 


 

CONTACT

Peter Leong
National Business Development Lead