Observations

Sometimes a photo is not worth 1000 words

Sometimes a Photo is Not Worth 1,000 Words

When you are trying to communicate the source and cause of water intrusion, sometimes the photo does not tell the whole story. Of course, every photo needs context. But when you set the context, and it still is not clear to the viewer, you need to kick up your creativity. We have observed that if

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Awesome Billing System

We have started using a new billing system that is, quite frankly, awesome. •  See all of your invoices •  See account balances and payments received •  See un-billed hours on each of your projects   We hope you enjoy using it, and we look forward to mutually enhancing our business relationship. Here is the

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Spray Test Saves

In a recent consulting project, a water spray test was used to determine the exact location of water intrusion that was entering the building. As with most spray tests, the results can often increase the scope of repair to a building. And that is because a spray test will expose the many places where water

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Contingency Allocation

Contingency Allocation

In a recent contract for a construction project, Paradigm introduced a line item called, “Contingency Allocation.” It was established as a percentage line below all the traditional cost lines. Its purpose is to reduce the amount of change orders and prepare the owner for additional costs due to typical damage lurking behind hidden repair areas.

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Deck Repair Begins

Today we started the complete replacement of 148 balcony decks on a project in Northern California. We are excited to give all the home owners a gorgeous new deck.

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