Don’t let inexperience and the absence of viewing the building as a whole unit fail to protect you during the buying process. Protect every step of your purchase transaction with tried and true building expertise.Read More
Band-aid fixes are often applied to a hotel prior to selling to make the building more appealing. Catching these masked issues early on can prevent a catastrophic mold and moisture problem in your hotel.Read More
Unique challenges presented in all different types of climates (especially hot and humid climates) are often overlooked by the design and construction community.Read More
The primary reason we are not coming to grips with this far-reaching problem is simple: the design professionals entrusted with building performance are not receiving adequate feedback on the performance of their previous buildings.Read More
There’s an assumption in the hotel industry that plaster walls are not susceptible to mold growth--but don’t let your guard down. Experts at Liberty Building Forensics Group (LBFG) helped guide a hotel renovation team that encountered an unsuspecting mold problem in the hotel’s plaster walls that could have cost millions of dollars in remediation and lost room revenue.Read More
Unique vital signs can help determine the health of a building as it relates to a mold and moisture problem, similar to measuring the health of a human body by taking vitals. This analogy is applicable to many different building types and construction phases. This kind of analysis can help locate the hidden risks of a mold and moisture problem and can also be beneficial when planning a renovation by bringing awareness to potential moisture-related problems, allowing owners to course-correct, budget, and plan accordingly.Read More
Do You Know the Vital Signs for Avoiding Moisture & Mold Problems? Will Your Brand Standards Cause You Headaches?
How Will You Recover Costs If You Do Get Into Trouble?
Before too long, they were faced with a property management company’s worst nightmare: the entire complex had to undergo a $50M+ reconstruction after significant water intrusion was found to have deteriorated the building structure and after moisture and humidity from the HVAC/plumbing systems had resulted in large-scale hidden damage that included mold.Read More
The emergence of #modular construction as an option for new construction is becoming mainstream. The reasons have been reported on well. However, what has not been reported is that the modular construction industry has had mold and moisture problems, especially, when used in a warm and humid climate like the Southeast US.Read More
After diagnosis of a post remediation recurrence, LBFG provided expert testimony and allocations of responsibility through mediation.Read More