Architect Jeffrey Solomon of VSP Construction Services, INC.

Architect Jeffrey Solomon of VSP Construction Services, INC.   In this video, Troy Galloway talks to architect Jeffrey Solomon of VSP Constructions Services, INC. about creating floorplans for commercial buildings. Find out how Jeff can help maximize the amount of revenue generating space for commercial property owners and their tenants. Contact Jeffrey by emailing jsolomon@vspconstruction.com Look at VSP’s past projects at http://vspconstruction.com/   1:50 Jeff Solomon works for VSP Construction Services, INC. in St. Peters, Missouri 2:30 VSP likes to take an already built building and then design how the inside will be used. VSP’s employees are able to work everyday of the year. 4:30 Landlords can use as-built drawings… Read More

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COMMERCIAL EXTERIORS

COMMERCIAL EXTERIORS-Commercial Building Inspection Siding, Doors, Windows, Electrical, Parking Lots   In this video, Troy Galloway takes a look at a bunch of exterior items he checks during his commercial building inspections including siding, doors, windows, electrical, parking lots, loading docks, and drainage.   1:33 siding, pop up building, cracks under window 4:01 Walgreens, steel studded framing, EIFS 5:18 brick, impregnated form with stamp, expansion joint 6:36 120 year old warehouse in the city on river, star shaped brace that holds the bricks together 8:25 bricked in window, brick can only go so high 9:50 brick fell and mortar is missing 10:40 metal buildings, steel siding and steel frame, rotted… Read More

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How Do I Listen to the About the House with Troy Galloway Podcast?

  What is a Podcast? A podcast is a program (as of music or talk) made available in digital format for automatic download over the Internet.   How Do I Listen to a Podcast? What makes a podcast special is that all of the contents of a podcast live on one website called a host site and that host site assigns the podcast an RSS (really simple syndication) feed, which is basically the address for a podcast. When you subscribe to a podcast with a podcast app like Apple Podcasts or Spotify, that app goes to that address multiple times a day to see if there is anything new, and… Read More

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Commercial Roofing with Rick Hinkson of Eureka Contracting and Roofing

Commercial Roofing with Rick Hinkson of Eureka Contracting and Roofing In this video, Troy Galloway is joined by Rick Hinkson of Eureka Contracting and Roofing to evaluate a bunch of photos of commercial roofs they have worked on. Find out why the roof is the most important part of any building.   Contact Rick Hinkson of Eureka Contracting and Roofing at: https://www.eurekacontracting.com/ 636-938-ROOF (7663) Rick@eurekacontracting.com   2:43 Old restaurant that used to be owned by the mafia. It has some storm damage, patches on one side, 3 tab roof, flashing missing, parapet flashing. 7:49 Old church with slate, shingles, and a modified bit roof. You can find slate by salvaging… Read More

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Leaving a Review is the Nicest Thing You Can Do

The main way Galloway Building Services finds new clients is through referrals from past clients and the easiest way to refer us is to leave a review online for future home and commercial property buyers and sellers to discover. You can write a review for Galloway Building Services on our Google Maps, Yelp, and Home Advisor pages. Here is a real life review that was left for us on Google. It warms our heart to read a review as nice as this one from Jennifer.   No matter how long ago you used Galloway Building Services, we still consider you family. Thank you for allowing us to serve you and… Read More

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Troy Galloway’s Favorite Commercial Building Inspections

  Troy Galloway’s Favorite Commercial Building Inspections Troy Galloway LOVES doing commercial building inspections and in this video he will take you on a tour and give some history behind a few of his favorite commercial buildings. Check out the timestamps to see which types of commercial buildings interest you the most and don’t forget to subscribe to the Galloway Building Services YouTube channel. 0:24 office buildings, an old bank, office strip mall 1:40 light commercial, daycare, laundromat 2:40 restaurants, bowling alley, Chinese food, multi restaurant strip mall, converted home 4:34 medical, dentist, home for unwed mothers 5:22 multi use 6:19 apartments and condos 7:31 warehouses, food pantry 8:16 manufacturing,… Read More

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Fall Home Maintenance Tips

  Fall Home Maintenance Tips Troy Galloway of Galloway Building Services gives tips and advice for things to look for and repair around your house to help keep it maintained. Check out the timestamps to see which topics interest you the most or just watch the whole thing from the beginning. Troy says if you only check out his tip on fixing patio and porch washout then this video will be worth it. While you are watching the video, don’t forget to subscribe to the Galloway Building Services YouTube channel. 0:30 roofing 2:32 flashing on chimney letting water in 4:10 chimney mortar joints 4:24 chimney for furnace 5:27 rusty chimney… Read More

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4 Reasons to Radon Test Commercial Property

1. Radon Levels Can Be High Depending On Your Location The EPA map shows the “hot spots” for radon levels in the Missouri. All the red zones have higher levels of radon determined by radioactivity, the parameters in soil, geology, and foundation types. In addition, most rocks and soil have uranium that breaks down naturally. However, sometimes when it breaks down further, radon lets out atomic particles. Once those particles get into our lungs, it alters your DNA cell and causes lung cancer or even death. Unfortunately, you can’t put a detector on the wall to detect it, and a test needs to be conducted by a professional. Buying a… Read More

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You’re Breathing What?

Do you live and or work in an environment that you wonder if the air is safe to breath? Do your eyes sometimes burn? Do you ever feel light heated? Do ever feel nauseous? These are just a few of the symptoms we sometimes get while at work and even in our own home. Today with all the allergies and Covid-19 germs as well as the other air dangers we need to understand how to best protect our families. For more information check out our videos and our radio show (About the House) by Podcast or YouTube. Please free to call us at Galloway Building Services at 314.520.6655 or check… Read More

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Spring Floods

It’s that time of the year again. Spring Floods. Water in our basements and in our roofs and walls are a big problem and one with health concerns also. Here are some great tips for saving yourself a lot of heartache. Clean out those gutters and downspouts. Make sure you have splash blocks or drain tile installed. If you have underground drains test them by running water through your garden hose into them to see if they too are draining properly. Make sure if you have any low spots around the foundation that could hold water and if you do, fill them up to drain the water away from your… Read More

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