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30/40 Teesdale Place, Scarborough, ON

Project Profile

Building Envelope Restoration

Project Date: August 2001– December 2001

Project Location: 30/40 Teesdale Place, Scarborough, ON

Project Owner: Metropolitan Toronto Housing Corporation

Project Engineers:

Trow Consulting Engineers Ltd.
Mr. Todd Porter, B.A. Sc.
1595 Clark Boulevard.
Brampton, Ontario, L6T 4V1
Tel. 905-793-9800

General Contractor:

A-Plus General Contractor
Mr. Peter Martins
18 Haster Ave.
Ajax, Ontario, L1T 4A8
Tel. 905-683-4072 Cell. 416-823-4821

Project Description

Exterior Cladding Repairs

30-40 Teesdale Place is located in Scarborough. Two 22-storey high-rise residential buildings are brick structures with a concrete block backup –wall.

Project Scope

This project started with the installation of hoarding, site protection, and covered walkways.

Repairs included:

  • Concrete repairs at floor slab edges (700 sq. ft).
  • Crack repairs (525 lineal feet of cracks were routed and sealed in exposed concrete).
  • Localized removal and replacement of damaged deteriorated brick masonry (11,800 bricks replaced).
  • Intensive re-pointing of deteriorated brick mortar joints (approximately 21,655 lineal feet were replaced).
  • New retrofit wall ties installation (approximately 1,000 new retrofit wall ties and 75 lineal meters of new movement joints at brick crack location were installed).
  • Localized sealant replacement (8,660 lineal feet of window perimeter sealant and 6,955 lineal feet of underside slab edge sealant were replaced)