SK&A’s Repair & Restoration Division conducted a comprehensive condition evaluation of the building exterior for the Calvert House apartment building, a 10-story building located in the Woodley Park neighborhood. The visible conditions found that affected the integrity of the structure included: spalling and delamination of balcony-slab and exposed-slab edges, peeling of the waterproof membrane on the balconies, and cracked brick mortar joints. The exterior envelope also experienced chronic leaks and persistent water intrusion.
SK&A prepared a final report detailing the deteriorating conditions in addition to providing repair and preventive maintenance recommendations. Subsequently, repairs to the balcony and façade were performed, including: