Condition Assessment

A condition assessment appraisal is a process that involves a detailed check on a structure (be it a building, bridge, tower, etc.) to determine the causes of structural problems such as defects, distresses or damages.

Typical problems that can occur in a structure or building:

  • Crack
  • Spalling
  • Void / Honeycombing
  • Erosion
  • Basement leaks
  • Fire damage/Chemical attack
  • Rebar corrosion/Steel 
    corrosion
  • Structural alteration
  • Understrength concrete
  • Increase in loading 
  • Underprovision of rebars
  • Ground settlement/Lateral 
    movement
  • Chloride attack
  • Carbonation
  • Structural failure/Damage
  • Water penetration

The typical assessment or appraisal process usually involves the following steps:

Vertitech’s scope of condition assessment services include:

  • Inspection, survey, recording
  • Material sampling
  • Lab testing
  • Insitu testing
  • Monitoring
  • Structural analysis

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