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Great Lakes Builders - Structural Repairs & Alterations Great Lakes Builders, Inc.
7606 W. Devon, Chicago, IL 60631
Office: (773) 631-7676
Fax: (847) 384-0890
e-mail: solutions@greatlakesbuildersinc.com

Structural Remediation of Strip Mall Canopy

Customer

Wolf Shopping Center

 

Location

 

Wolf Road, Des Plaines, IL

 

Symptom

 

Canopy structure originally built with insufficient load bearing capacity.

 

Problem

 

Canopy pulling away from building superstructure and tilting downward.

 

Structural

Solution

 

Shored and jacked up canopy to level position. Installed steel beams and columns along entire 125 ft length of strip mall canopy. Mounted columns in steel reinforced concrete footings. Wrapped columns in brick and installed EIFS along entire length of beam line. Removed roof over canopy and replaced the ineffective framing with structurally sound framing secured to building superstructure. Installed new modified bitumen roofing.

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Great Lakes Builders, Inc.
7606 W. Devon, Chicago, IL 60631
Office: (773) 631-7676
Fax (847) 384-0890
e-mail: solutions@greatlakesbuildersinc.com
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