• Begins with a thorough evaluation of the structural elements such as concrete columns, beams, walls, walkway, and balconies.
  • Examination of stucco and masonry wall surfaces.
  • Investigate glass components; i.e. windows, sliding glass doors, and storefronts.
  • Estimate quantities and degree of concrete deterioration provided by “sound testing.”
  • Provide cursory report and specifications; includes recommendations for costeffective, state of the art concrete repair systems.
  • Consultation about the future with a variety of possible waterproofing systems to consider.
  • Process typically involves a structural engineer representing the client.

R.L. James, Inc. restoration crews are proficient in, but not limited to:

  • Structural support shoring.
  • Controlled demolition.
  • Sandblasting and treatment of structural steel components.
  • Forming and pouring of structural slabs, columns, and beams.
  • Concrete repairs at horizontal, overhead and slab edges.
  • Creating control and expansion joints.
  • Stucco replacement and crack repair.
  • Epoxy injection and grouting.
  • Plural-component architectural and industrial coatings.
  • Erection and operation of suspended scaffolding, boatswain chair, hi-lift and conventional scaffolding.
  • Erection of partition walls and dust barriers.
  • Installation of entry and interior doors.
  • Installation of window and sliding glass doors (Hurricane Code Compliant Impact Resistant).
  • Installation of railing systems.