Asphalt Pavement Maintenance There are many variables that can cause deterioration of your asphalt. Over time, exposure to natures elements will cause the breakdown of your asphalt. Oxidation is the process which causes the asphalt to dry out due to sunlight and oxygen. This makes the asphalt fade, become brittle, and begin to crack. Over time,
Engineering 101 Radio Show This show aired on Fox News 92.5 FM’s show “The Boardroom” in November 2016. Chris Pacitto of Velocity Engineering and host Joel Messinger discuss the process of undertaking major construction and maintenance projects within homeowners and condominium associations.
Saving for the Future One Brick at a Time Radio Show This show aired on Fox News 92.5 FM’s show “The Boardroom” in September 2015. Chris Pacitto of Velocity Engineering, Rayne McGreevey of Stromer & Company CPA’s, and host Travor Lutz discussed reserve studies and financial planning.
Undertaking Major Projects When it is time for Associations to undertake major projects such as repaving or reroofing, it is important that they follow a proper project process. Step one is to determine what the requirements of the project will be. For example, do we want to put on the cheapest roof we can get,
Sinkholes in Southwest Florida Although they are not a common occurrence, sinkholes do occur in southwest Florida. The largest and most notable sinkholes in southwest Florida are Leeland Lake in Lehigh Acres and Deep Lake in eastern Collier County. Leeland Lake is approximately 400 feet in diameter, has been measured at 208 feet deep, and
The Role of Vendors in Reserve Studies The purpose of a Reserve Study is to thoroughly evaluate the condition of the major Common Elements of an Association (the “Reserve Components”) in order to estimate their remaining useful life and replacement cost(s). These goals are typically achieved through a thorough site inspection performed by a qualified