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The 40 Year Itch at Yacht Harbor Condominium

Many marriages and careers succumb to the famous "Seven Year Itch," but buildings take about 40 years until they need a serious change. Such is the case at Coconut Grove's glamorous Yacht Harbor Condominium, where GCI Consultants, LLC is helping to restore a historic building to its former glory. "Most building systems were designed to [...]

By |2017-01-24T05:11:27+00:00August 26th, 2014|Waterproofing|Comments Off on The 40 Year Itch at Yacht Harbor Condominium

Comprehensive Waterproofing Inspections Performed By GCI Consultants

Water may be vital for life, but when it comes to building maintenance, water leaks can cause serious issues, including mold, poor air quality and structural hazards. It is important to perform regular maintenance checks on aging buildings to ensure that water leakage hasn't become a problem. GCI Consultants perform internal and external inspections of [...]

By |2017-01-24T05:11:27+00:00April 11th, 2014|Waterproofing|Comments Off on Comprehensive Waterproofing Inspections Performed By GCI Consultants

4 Steps Of Commercial Waterproofing Services In South Florida

South Florida is a wonderful place to live—most of the time. Unfortunately, wind, rain and natural disasters can wreak havoc on infrastructure near the coast, leaving homeowners and entrepreneurs with extensive damage to their houses and businesses. Sure, insurance may cover the bulk of the repairs, but what about the inconvenience of being displaced for [...]

By |2014-04-10T12:08:30+00:00April 10th, 2014|Waterproofing|Comments Off on 4 Steps Of Commercial Waterproofing Services In South Florida

4 Standards Of Flood Testing In South Florida

Anyone who lives in south Florida can tell you just how unpredictable the weather there is. Even if you have flood insurance for your home, it’s hard to put a dollar amount on just how much of a hassle flooding can be. From losing prized possessions to the inconvenience of displacement, living in a home [...]

By |2017-01-24T05:11:27+00:00April 8th, 2014|Waterproofing|Comments Off on 4 Standards Of Flood Testing In South Florida

Understanding The Importance Of Moisture Management In South Florida

A Moisture Management Plan identifies the procedures necessary to prevent water from getting into the building during the construction process. There are several reasons to hire a moisture management company in South Florida like GCI Consultants. As part of our services, we: 1. Prepare a written Moisture Management Plan. We also provide a response plan [...]

By |2014-03-04T10:32:35+00:00March 4th, 2014|Waterproofing|Comments Off on Understanding The Importance Of Moisture Management In South Florida

The Importance Of Building Waterproofing In South Florida

Despite advances in building construction and high-tech materials, it doesn’t take much to do extensive damage to the structural support or interior of a building. In fact, it could be said that a building is waging a constant battle with the outside elements, and no element presents such a constant threat like ordinary water. Waterproofing, [...]

By |2014-02-04T10:58:49+00:00February 4th, 2014|Waterproofing|Comments Off on The Importance Of Building Waterproofing In South Florida

3 Signs That Say You Have A Drainage Problem

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize water’s collecting on the floor of your basement or forming a moat around your house. Assuming you don’t have a basement swimming pool and aren’t a medieval knight, then, you can be pretty sure these signs mean you have a drainage problem. Sometimes, though, drainage problems aren’t [...]

By |2014-01-16T10:37:28+00:00January 16th, 2014|Waterproofing|Comments Off on 3 Signs That Say You Have A Drainage Problem

3 Ways To Prevent Water Damage

Living in south Florida can be a pain as far as water damage goes. Your home’s main foundation can be completely destroyed in a storm and its studs and support beams can be slowly damaged by termites attracted to the damp wood. In order to prevent this from happening, here are three easy ways to [...]

By |2014-01-14T10:27:37+00:00January 14th, 2014|Waterproofing|Comments Off on 3 Ways To Prevent Water Damage

Top 3 Reasons For Waterproofing Your South Florida Home Or Building

Waterproofing your home or commercial building is incredibly important for the health of both the building and the people inside. The waterproofing process involves protecting the outside materials with a tough yet flexible coating. This prevents a slew of expensive repairs that can happen if moisture enters the structure. Water damage can lead to a [...]

By |2017-01-24T05:11:28+00:00January 9th, 2014|Waterproofing|Comments Off on Top 3 Reasons For Waterproofing Your South Florida Home Or Building

Water Prevention Tips For Businesses

As expensive as they may be residential homes, water leaks are even more costly in commercial structures. Hotels, office buildings, and retail establishments submit a disproportionate number of claims for water damage to their insurance providers. In most cases, the culprit is a small leak that gets progressively worse over time. The problem can often [...]

By |2017-01-24T05:11:28+00:00December 2nd, 2013|Waterproofing|Comments Off on Water Prevention Tips For Businesses