Durability Maintenance Planning

Benefits of a Duraility Maintenance Plan:

  • Visual Appeal
  • Increased Revenue
  • Enhanced Safety to the Public
  • Reduced Long-Term Costs
  • Extended Service Life
  • Structural Integrity
  • Reduced Liability

Maintenance deferred could lead to a deteriorating facility, with structural and safety problems spirailing out of control as they create significant financial issues for the owners.

Safety To The Public

Safety problems caused by failing materials can have severe consquences. Falling concrete causes loss of income and liability issues. A proactive approach reduces safety problems and avoids lawsuits.

Extend the Service Life of Your Garage and Reduce Costs

Cracking is unavoidable in all concrete structures. The sooner owners addres the cause of cracks in their parking structure, the less likely they are to have major and costly structural problems. The choice is to pay a reasonable amount now to make the repair, or an astronomical amount later to reconstruct the garage.

Manage Conditions

The overall goal of the restoration process is to extend the service life of the parking structure. The best approach to a thorough cost-effective effort should begin with a realistc and accurate evalution of the conditions.

A full range of laboratories services are available for materials testing. Concrete, masonry and metallographic programs are developed with our in house experts. We also offer research and development expertise with third party material development.


An extensive range of inspection services are offered to diagnose, document and analyze materials. Our services can be applied to the most complex of material problems. Corrosion in concrete and masonry degradation are some of Echem’s unique competencies due to our state of the art approach.

Field Construction

Field construction services include construction administration, training and installation support for contractors, and client representation for third party QA/QC.




Consultant based firm specializing in material analysis service life assessments, durability and corrosion mitigation. Services are offered for existing structures and new construction.