Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Woe is Me The Pile Driving Has Got to Stop

CASE STUDY – from the files of Integral…………

The frame one storey commercial building is consistent with the type of construction built in the sixties and the early seventies. The main building is slab on grade with footings and frame walls and ceiling. The bathrooms are constructed with slab on grade and framed walls and roof attached to the main structure. This design appears to be that the bathrooms were an addition. Over the years add-ons were constructed as post and beam construction directly over the rear parking lot.  This is evident in the middle and rear storage areas in two of the units.  Continue reading Woe is Me The Pile Driving Has Got to Stop

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When the Insured Cries Out for Help

CASE STUDY – from the files of Integral…………

Integral Consultants are not public adjusters, but building loss specialists that work with the adjuster or the insured as a restoration manager and advocate for all aspects of the restoration process, to put the insured back into the position they were prior to the loss, and some of process can be misconstrued as improvements and betterments. However, these changes are sometimes necessary in order to rebuild on the same site especially if there is an influence from one or more government agencies that get involved with the restoration process. The insured does not have the experience or resources to deal with problems surrounding the following case file. Continue reading When the Insured Cries Out for Help