Paul and Melissa Schimnowski of Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers are recipients of the Criterium Engineers Affiliate Office of the Year award for 2021, as well as recognition for 10 years of service as part of the Criterium Engineers organization. The prestigious award was presented by David Leopold, Criterium Engineers President, during closing ceremonies for the multiday 2021 Criterium Engineers Conference,….
Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service St. Paul, MN Jan 25, 2021 – Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2020…..
At Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers, we have two passions: analyzing buildings and serving our clients. We use our technical knowledge and experience with buildings to solve problems for our clients. Our licensed, Professional Engineers and other professionals engage directly with our clients as well as with their buildings. Client contact is an essential part of our practice, and it….
While everyone hears strange noises in their homes, rest assured they might not all be in your head! If you hear footsteps, we can’t help with that! If you hear a strange buzzing noise, perhaps caused by insects or a busy pet. We can’t help with these either! However, if you hear snapping or popping sounds,….
Criterium Engineers was founded in the days when building plans were meticulously designed and drawn by hand. The dedicated engineer’s talisman—the plastic drafting triangle—could once be found on almost every drawing table in our offices. And while a clear plastic triangle might easily be lost on piles of white paper, bright orange drafting triangles always….
The operative word here is “WE”. We can’t build a perfect house because WE are human beings and human beings are not perfect. And, of course, there is the question, “Exactly what is a perfect house?” Many people expect a perfect house, whether buying a brand-new house or a used house. That expectation only brings….
Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Criterium-Schimnowski Engineers is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2019. “Service pros that receive our Angie’s List….
If you are planning for a re-roofing project, this is a reminder that the project will not be a success without an in-depth consideration being given to the condition of the building ventilation under the roof. Inadequate attic venting will cause ice dams; energy loss; and moisture damage to the roof structure. Too often roof….
Cracks in foundations are by far the most common structural complaint raised in either residential evaluations or reserve studies. They can occur in the youngest or newest houses and condominium buildings. As Association documents usually assign the maintenance responsibility of their repair to the association, board members and property managers take them very seriously. Minnesota houses….
Engineering Advisor | Volume 26, Number 1 When was the last time you thought about your parking lot? The honest answer, probably, is not in recent memory. It’s not a question of ‘out of sight –out of mind.’ Parking lots and other paved areas are highly visible, but they aren’t all that interesting. There is nothing….