Keying for Window Leak Survey

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for leaking windows. Surveying field conditions requires on-the-fly creativity. First, you must be experienced enough to recognize a new field condition, then you must quickly assign it a meaningful name. Sometimes, it can also be very helpful to assign the condition a unique graphical key, or symbol, which will make the viewing of your survey sheet more…

Documentary Photos for Window Survey

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for leaking windows. Your window leak survey through a large building might be your only opportunity to view certain conditions. Occupants often require prior notice, or are difficult to schedule, so it is important to make the most of your visit. The best way to do this is to take LOTS of pictures. These unglamorous photos will…

Creating a Leak Survey Form

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for leaking windows. In my last post, your trusty Chicago Window Expert explained that it is important to notify all building residents that a window consultant will come to view their window leak, and to seek as much information as possible about how the window leak presents itself. I also listed this deceptively simple task: “Create a…

Preparing for a Window Leak Survey

Mark Meshulam is an expert witness and consultant for window leakage. Welcome back to our continuing coverage of this scintillating topic, window leaks in buildings. You will recall from our last exciting post, when the Chicago Window Expert is invited to a soggy building to analyze window leaks, first I do a lot of listening and looking around. At this early stage I am gathering…

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