Hello everyone, At Wismer & Mathieson Projects Ltd. we are approaching 25 years of working on repairing, renovating, restoring, and upgrading buildings in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. With using WordPress for our new web presence and with WordPress
Rain-Screen Walls – the 4 “D”s
The building code in British Columbia finally evolved to requiring the “rain-screen” wall system in areas of the province subjected to prolonged and extreme wet weather exposure. There has been an evolution of wall assemblies and detailing over the past
Some Notes on Insulation and Renovations..
Current building codes are requiring enhanced levels of thermal performance when renovation permits are applied for. This can have large cost impacts on the renovation project but this can also create great improvements in the performance of your house. The
Plywood sheathing – is it worth it?
We are very supportive of alternative ways to use the vast timber and fiber resources of British Columbia. “Engineered” wood products employ a lot of folks here and have provided for some amazing structural materials to replace traditional wood posts