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Why Seismic Upgrade Is So Important To Your Building

August 30th, 2016 | in Building Envelopes

seismic upgradesSeismic upgrades are some of the most important building envelope restoration projects you will undertake from a safety perspective. Before your project begins, it's important to ensure that you have a qualified building envelope contractor to guide you through the process. Ideally that person would have experience in a wide range of building envelope restorations such as leaky condo repairs to ensure they are well versed in the latest best practices.

Seismic upgrades are so important to your building for a number of reasons:

Occupant safety. A properly upgraded building helps keep the people who live and work in your building safe. In the event of a catastrophic earthquake, they will appreciate being accommodated in a structure that has been properly maintained and protected. Seismic upgrades can have life and death repercussions.

Protecting your financial investment. In the event of a natural disaster, you don't want to be put in a position of losing everything you've worked for and put money into over the years. Seismic upgrades protect your real estate investment from the worst-case scenarios and the what‐ifs. When the world is shaking, you want the structure you have invested in to stand tall.

Insurance implications. Outstanding seismic upgrades can impact the extent to which your structure is considered to be insurable. In other cases, modern seismic upgrades may reduce the cost of your insurance coverage. The intervention of an experienced building envelope contractor can mean more cost effective and complete insurance protections for your building.

When it comes to factors like occupant safety, protecting your investment and the associated insurance implications, seismic upgrades are so important to your building. A qualified building envelope contractor with a wide range of experience, such as leaky condo repairs, can help you achieve the security you are seeking for your real estate investment.


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