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Water damage, corrosion or rotting of the structure

In cases where a structure is exposed to water infiltration, EMS engineers can provide its customers with support tailored to their needs, depending on their role and involvement in the events. Thus, EMS will specifically address the needs of the owner, the builder, the various insurers or any other involved party with the following services:

  • Evaluate the impact on the structure and the risk of worsening or successive collapses;
  • Secure the area;
  • Search for the probable causes;
  • Determine the residual capacity and the ability to fulfill the intended use of the structure;
  • Technical analysis under different codes that may be applicable and production of reports for legal purpose;
  • Identify repair or reconstruction solutions;
  • Produce drawings and specifications for rehabilitation of the structure after the disaster, up to standard or not;
  • Estimate the cost.
Damage to the structure after water infiltration in the building envelope

Damage to the structure after water infiltration in the building envelope

Damage to the structure after water infiltration in the building envelope

Damage to the structure after water infiltration in the building envelope

Damage to the structure after water infiltration in the building envelope

Damage to the structure after water infiltration in the building envelope

Exterior siding damaged by water

Exterior siding damaged by water

Industrial building structure highly stricken by corrosion

Industrial building structure highly stricken by corrosion

Industrial building structure highly stricken by corrosion

Industrial building structure highly stricken by corrosion

Progressive damage caused by condensation (rot)

Progressive damage caused by condensation (rot)

Progressive damage caused by condensation (rot)

Progressive damage caused by condensation (rot)

Progressive damage caused by condensation (rot)

Progressive damage caused by condensation (rot)

Progressive damage caused by condensation (rot)

Progressive damage caused by condensation (rot)

Industrial structure highly stricken by corrosion

Industrial structure highly stricken by corrosion

Corroded metal cladding

Corroded metal cladding

Substitution of a corroded roof framework over an operating factory

Substitution of a corroded roof framework over an operating factory