Envelope Renewal


New City Contracting’s expertise in investigation, analysis, and repair of your buildings envelope – for all material types and vintages – allows us to effectively address all aspects of building enclosures. We have experience with properties ranging from modern curtain walls and mid-century hybrid construction, to ornamental historic structures. New City Contracting is experienced in all aspects of building envelope maintenance and has access to an integrated skill set with Project Managers certified through the Homeowner Protection Office. We can also assist clients with an envelope’s structural supports, waterproofing elements, and components such as windows, roofing, plazas and sidewalks.

We evaluate root causes of performance failures and develop solutions that meet the building’s needs and the client’s budget. Our holistic approach includes tackling energy code challenges and determining viable approaches to improving energy performance. We also assist owners in navigating the local agency review process and in developing phasing schemes to minimize impacts on building and site accessibility.

Your building envelope is designed to waterproof and separate the interior of the building from the exterior conditions and is key in maintaining your building’s lifespan. Proactive maintenance, and early detection and repair of minor water leaks will help achieve your building’s optimum lifespan and avoid spending millions on costly water damage. Proper selection and application of sealants is crucially important for maintaining a buildings waterproofing, especially in a moist environment like the Lower Mainland. New City Contracting only uses the top-of-the-line sealants and we are fully updated on application methods for all building sealant projects.

We custom design and implement complete waterproofing systems to protect your buildings envelope from water damage. Your building will be watertight with a range of professional waterproofing services from the inspection of minor water leaks to entire building envelope restoration projects.

Look to New City Contracting for expert management of:

  • concrete vapour barriers
  • concrete waterproofing
  • air barriers
  • damp proofing
  • cement waterproofing
  • roofing and roof moisture