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XLN Design & Build


Commercial Construction



We build a commercial space that meets your business needs and is a testament to your brand's identity and values. Our comprehensive commercial building design and build services offer a seamless and tailored solution to create the perfect workspace for your organization. At XLN Design & Build, we understand that a commercial building is not just a structure; it's the physical embodiment of your business aspirations. Our experienced architects, engineers, and construction experts collaborate closely with you to transform your vision into a stunning reality. Our Services: General Construction Architecture and Engineering Demolition and Site Preparation Flooring, Tiling, and Carpeting Steel Structures Ceiling T-Bars Painting & Drywall Infrastructure & Building Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work


Building Envelope Restoration


Window / Door Replacement

Window and door replacement is a meticulous and strategic construction process involving removing and replacing existing windows and doors within a structure. This specialized undertaking is undertaken to improve energy efficiency, enhance aesthetic appeal, and elevate the functionality and security of a building's openings while addressing structural and compliance requirements. The window and door replacement procedure begins with a comprehensive assessment and evaluation of the existing openings. This assessment considers factors such as the current windows and doors' condition, thermal performance, security features, and compliance with building codes and regulations. The findings from this assessment inform the design and specifications for the replacement components. Key aspects of window and door replacement include: Design and Material Selection: Professionals carefully select replacement windows and doors that align with the building's architectural style and functional requirements. Wood, vinyl, aluminum, or fiberglass are chosen based on durability, energy efficiency, and aesthetic compatibility. Energy Efficiency Enhancement: One of the primary objectives of replacement is often to improve the building's energy performance. This is achieved by installing windows and doors with advanced insulation properties, low-emissivity (Low-E) coatings, and energy-efficient glazing to reduce heat loss or gain. Structural Adaptations: In cases where structural modifications are required to accommodate new window or door sizes and configurations, skilled carpenters or construction experts ensure that these adaptations are seamlessly integrated into the building's framework. Flashing and Weatherproofing: Proper flashing and weatherproofing techniques are applied to prevent water infiltration and ensure long-term durability. This includes using high-quality sealants, flashing membranes, and other weather-resistant materials. Security Enhancements: Replacement windows and doors often incorporate modern security features such as multi-point locking systems, laminated glass, or impact-resistant materials to enhance the safety and security of the building. Compliance with Building Codes: Window and door replacement projects must comply with local building codes and regulations. This may involve obtaining permits and ensuring the new components meet safety, fire, and egress requirements. Installation and Quality Assurance: Experienced professionals carry out installation meticulously to ensure a precise fit, proper sealing, and alignment. Rigorous quality control measures, such as air and water testing, are often conducted to verify the replacements' performance. Window and door replacement represents a valuable investment in a building's comfort, aesthetics, and efficiency. When executed with precision and attention to detail, it enhances the overall quality of the structure and contributes to potential energy savings and increased property value. This process is a testament to the synergy of craftsmanship, architectural expertise, and construction proficiency.


Caulking Repair & Replace

Caulking, in the context of construction and building maintenance, is a crucial process that involves the application of specialized sealant material to joints, gaps, or seams in various building components. This meticulous procedure serves the dual purpose of enhancing structural integrity and protecting against the intrusion of moisture, air, noise, and other environmental elements. The caulking process typically begins with a comprehensive assessment of a structure's joints, seams, and gaps conducted by professionals with expertise in construction or maintenance. This assessment identifies areas where caulk is needed to prevent water infiltration and air leakage or to maintain the structural soundness of the building. Key components of caulking include: Material Selection: Caulk materials vary in composition and properties, with options including silicone, polyurethane, latex, and acrylic. The choice of caulk depends on factors such as the application, substrate materials, flexibility requirements, and exposure to environmental conditions. Surface Preparation: Before caulking, surfaces must be clean, dry, and contaminant-free. In some cases, old or deteriorated caulk may need to be removed and joints properly cleaned to ensure adhesion of the new sealant. Application Technique: Skilled craftsmen or professionals apply the selected caulk precisely, using techniques that ensure proper coverage and uniformity. The application may be done manually with a caulk gun or, in certain cases, with automated equipment for large-scale projects. Joint Design and Detailing: Careful consideration is given to the design and detailing of joints, including factors such as depth, width, and the shape of the sealant bead. Proper joint design contributes to the effectiveness and longevity of the caulk. Curing and Adhesion: After application, the caulk undergoes a curing process to develop its physical properties and adhesion. The curing time varies depending on the type of caulk used, environmental conditions, and substrate materials. Quality Control: Rigorous quality control measures, including visual inspections and testing, are often conducted to ensure that the caulking has been applied correctly and meets performance standards. Caulking is critical in maintaining the integrity of building envelopes, including windows, doors, expansion joints, and various exterior and interior surfaces. It prevents water intrusion, drafts, and sound transmission, ultimately contributing to a structure's energy efficiency, durability, and occupant comfort. In summary, caulking is a skilled construction and maintenance practice that combines material science, craftsmanship, and attention to detail to create a protective seal, preserving buildings' and structures' structural and environmental performance.


Architectural Coatings

Architectural coatings, within construction and building finishes, represent a diverse and essential category of specialized coatings and finishes applied to various surfaces within a built environment. These coatings serve multifaceted purposes, encompassing aesthetic enhancements and functional performance improvements while addressing durability, protection, and sustainability requirements. The application of architectural coatings is a highly specialized process that begins with meticulous planning and selection of coatings based on substrate materials, environmental conditions, intended use, and design aesthetics. Key elements of architectural coatings encompass: Material Selection: A wide range of architectural coatings exists, each formulated to cater to specific requirements. These coatings may include paints, stains, varnishes, sealers, and specialty finishes. Selection is based on factors like adhesion properties, colour retention, UV resistance, and ease of maintenance. Surface Preparation: Proper surface preparation is paramount to ensure the adhesion and longevity of the coatings. This step may involve cleaning, sanding, priming, or, in some cases, addressing structural issues or corrosion before applying the coating. Aesthetic Enhancement: Architectural coatings are pivotal in enhancing the visual appeal of structures and interior spaces. They offer an extensive palette of colours, textures, and finishes to achieve the desired design aesthetics, from matte to glossy, textured to smooth. Weather Protection: Coatings protect against harsh environmental elements, including ultraviolet (UV) radiation, moisture, extreme temperatures, and pollutants. This protection helps prevent the degradation and deterioration of building materials. Durability and Longevity: Architectural coatings are formulated to withstand wear and tear, offering resistance to abrasion, staining, fading, and damage. They contribute to the longevity of surfaces, reducing the need for frequent maintenance and repainting. Energy Efficiency: Some architectural coatings are designed to improve energy efficiency by reflecting heat and reducing heat absorption. This can lead to reduced cooling costs and a more comfortable indoor environment. Sustainability: Increasingly, architectural coatings are being developed with eco-friendly formulations that minimize volatile organic compounds (VOCs), promoting indoor air quality and environmental responsibility. Specialized Coatings: Certain architectural projects may require specialized coatings, such as intumescent coatings for fire protection, anti-graffiti coatings for vandalism prevention, or anti-microbial coatings for hygiene-sensitive environments. Architectural coatings are integral to structures' preservation, protection, and aesthetic enhancement, whether applied to exterior facades, interior walls, ceilings, floors, or specialty architectural elements. When executed with precision and per industry standards, architectural coatings contribute significantly to the overall performance, appearance, and sustainability of architectural spaces and surfaces.