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October 2011 Newsletter

What’s New

Those who suffered damages or losses from Hurricane Irene
may want to visit the Disaster Recovery Center at 1 Provident Bank Park Drive, Pomona, NY 10970.  Register by phone at (800) 621-3362 or online at  Of course, as reported last month, the staff of Yarmus Engineering, P.C. is available to provide and has been assisting our clientele with engineering and inspection services related to damage from the hurricane.

Recent Projects

  • Forensic Engineering services regarding alleged trench deterioration and settlements in Westchester County, NY
  • Consultation regarding foundation and slab failure concerns at a residential structure in Pearl River, NY 
  • Inspection and analysis of water quality concerns at a Scarsdale, NY condominium

Police: Carbon dioxide led to death in McDonald’s bathroom

On September 14th CNN reported that “An 80-year-old woman who died after being found unconscious in a restroom at an eastern Georgia McDonald’s was killed by a lethal dose of carbon dioxide…An investigation determined that a “bleed line” on the tank used to carbonate beverages in the McDonald’s drink dispenser was “improperly disconnected within the wall cavity…”.

Yarmus Engineering, P.C. is available to inspect mechanical and plumbing system installations and to consult with building owners, purchasers, and property managers regarding mechanical and plumbing system installations and maintenance in order to maximize the safety of building occupants, and to minimize the likelihood of such hazardous conditions.  Please contact our office if we can be of assistance to you or your clients. 

Tinkering with your house? You are definitely not alone 

On September 20th The Boston Globe reported that “one of the biggest trends in real estate now is also largely one of the most under-reported as well. As homeowners find themselves unable to sell and move up, they are staying put and fixing up instead. The big renovation/remodeling indexes, typically focused on larger projects, have not really picked up on this”.

Yarmus Engineering, P.C. is available to provide design and construction management services to those seeking to renovate their homes and structures.  Please contact our office if we can be of assistance to you or your clients.

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