Where site grades and elevations accommodate their use, mass-poured concrete foundations are an efficient way to save time, and eliminate extra scheduling. Conventional footers and foundations entail the following steps and sequence: excavate the footer trench, install continuous rebar reinforcing, pour the concrete footers, wait a day or more for Read More
At Galbraith Pre-Design, Inc. we strive to self-perform the majority of the work on our projects. This helps us keep track of scheduling and quality, and also provides a more cost-effective solution to our customers. We are fortunate to have had a father who was skilled in all facets of Read More
Our president, Allan Galbraith, had the honor of being featured in the March 2017 edition of the Construction Executive magazine for Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (otherwise known as ABC). When asked what the best advice a fellow member of ABC had given him was, his response was:
“Galbraith/Pre-Design, Inc. Read More
HB McClure Co is one of our long-time trusted subcontractors for plumbing and HVAC. When they arrived at a call of a plumbing issue in Harrisburg, PA, where there was water damage, they called on Galbraith Pre-Design, Inc. HB and Galbraith have worked together for over 20yrs, so there Read More
We are working for Dairy Farmers of America on preparing their plant for new equipment. The equipment is arriving during a planned 5-day shutdown, which means our concrete work must be completed prior to then, with enough time for the fresh concrete to cure adequately. This entails working within the Read More
GALBRAITH has constructed several dental office buildings in recent years. Construction methods and architecture type have varied greatly. Each dentist has their own tastes and preference as far as design, and we have found that dentists of private practices typically involve their entire staff in the layout of the building Read More
When you think of steel buildings, you probably think of, well, steel buildings. You think rigid lines. Bland. Cold. Basically, a warehouse.
And you wouldn’t be wrong. Steel buildings are used for warehouses. They do have rigid lines. We can discuss the “bland” comment later, that’s a little harsh, but Read More
These are the “Before” conditions of a dock canopy at a cold storage facility in Hammonton, NJ. The canopy was originally constructed using cold storage freezer panels, covered with a rubber roof. Over time, the rubber roof deteriorated even after being replaced several times, causing the structural panels to rot Read More
We have returned to a facility in Hammonton, NJ to complete another standing seam metal roof retrofit project. The flat rubber canopy roof was constructed out of original cold storage panels, which had deteriorated over time due to the problematic rubber roof.
This is our second standing seam metal roof Read More
We provide many supplementary industrial services of varying types for our clients.
Our services include tank and silo installation, repair and painting, ammonia refrigeration and other pipe painting and labeling, miscellaneous structural steel repairs and much more. Constructing a new facility is complicated and has many challenges. However, repairs Read More