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Western Specialty Contractors Recommends Creating a Building Component Inventory Prior to Inspections

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If you are a building owner or facility manager preparing to launch a new or revamped maintenance program, the first step, according to the experts at Western Specialty Contractors, is to create a building component inventory, even before you do an inspection. “While it sometimes feels like this step is unnecessary, it makes sense to

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Western Specialty Contractors Provides “3 Keys to Doing Successful Property Inspections”

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If you are a building owner or manager and want to reduce facility maintenance costs, there are a lot of advantages to performing routine property inspections. To begin with, property inspections provide valuable information that makes the stressful maintenance decision-making process much easier and straightforward. Proper building inspections involve more than just walking around a property looking

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Western Specialty Contractors Offers Free Comprehensive eBook on Property Inspections and Maintenance

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Properly maintaining a building, facility or structure is one of the most challenging, yet important tasks of a facility manager or property owner. Knowing which building components are the most vital, when those components should be inspected and how they should be maintained over time can be overwhelming to the inexperienced, and even the most

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Western Specialty Contractors Offers Tips on Protecting Parking Structures from Damage During Winter

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Chemical deicers and snow plows are commonly used in winter to eliminate hazardous ice and snow from parking decks and structures. While deicers are doing their job melting away snow and ice, some may actually be corroding the parking structure’s concrete and reinforcing steel, and some snow removal techniques may actually be doing more damage

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Western Specialty Contractors Receives St. Louis Business Journal Family Business Award

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103-year-old company employs fourth-generation family members Western Specialty Contractors is honored to announce that it has been selected for the St. Louis Business Journal’s Family Business Awards. The program recognizes family-owned companies that have successfully transitioned between generations and made an impact on the St. Louis community. The winners were honored at an awards event on Oct.

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Western Specialty Contractors Uses Special Skills on Treasured Monuments and Memorials

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Monuments can be powerful, inspiring tributes to a person, place, tragedy or event. But when those treasured monuments start to show signs of wear-and-tear and weather damage and need to be restored to their original glory, or new monuments need the expertise of a specialty contractor to construct, customers call Western Specialty Contractors. Over the

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Western Specialty Contractors Recommends Contractors Adopt Quality Control Programs

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One of the most important aspects of construction is delivering a quality project. Owners hire contractors to perform a specific function, and they expect a superior product. Implementing a quality control program that evaluates the work process from initial steps all the way through to completion ensures customer satisfaction and long-term success, according to Eric

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Western Specialty Contractors Restores Facade of Historic Downtown St. Louis Monogram Building

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Former 1900s women’s hatmaking factory and warehouse converted to luxury apartments Western Specialty Contractors – St. Louis Masonry Restoration Branch recently completed a $1.2 million facade restoration of the historic Monogram Building at 1706 Washington Ave. in Downtown St. Louis. Developer Michael Knight, a partner at Revive Capital Development of Kansas City, MO, converted the

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Western Specialty Contractors Provides Seven Safety Tips to Protect Construction Workers From Extreme Heat

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Summer is a great time for construction work, but a brutal time for construction workers. Excessive heat and sun exposure pose significant dangers, such as sunburn, dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Every year, construction workers become ill on the job and some even lose their lives due to heat exposure. To protect its

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