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What To Do If You Think Your Property Has Lead Products

Posted on January 28, 2022 by | Posted in Bal News
Lead pipes and the effects of lead poisoning has been a leading topic in new stories for the past several years, and with good reason. Symptoms of lead exposure include headaches, trouble sleeping, fatigue, reduced libido, mood changes, loss of appetite, stomach pain, and weakness or twitching in muscles. Diseases caused by lead exposure include anemia, kidney damage, reproductive issues, brain and nervous system damage. What steps can you take as a property owner to asses if you suspect your […] Read Article

Balestrieri Sponsors the 2021 Wisconsin Asbestos Conference

Posted on December 10, 2021 by | Posted in Bal News
Balestrieri Environmental & Development was a proud sponsor of the 2021 Wisconsin Asbestos Conference at the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells Friday, December 3rd. Project Manager and WAC Board Member, Rich Heyer, estimated a turnout of approximately 200 people including exhibitors, contractors, consultants, and vendors. “People had about two years’ worth of catch-up with one another. Though we may talk to many of these individuals on a daily basis, it was nice to talk on a personal level and […] Read Article

Careers in Construction: Highlighting Elkhorn Area High School

Posted on November 2, 2021 by | Posted in Bal News
October is Careers in Construction Month, and during this tumultuous period of hiring and skilled labor shortages, we would like to highlight Balestrieri’s commitment to introducing Elkhorn High School students to the construction trades. Elkhorn Area School District offers a variety of career based learning experiences where students can work in and learn more about a chosen occupational career field that is aligned with their academic career plan. Career and Technical Education Coordinator, Joanne Pella, and Technical Education Instructor Carl […] Read Article

4 Steps to Successful Reno Demo

Posted on November 2, 2021 by | Posted in Bal News
4 Steps to Successful Reno Demo Before beginning any demolition or renovation project, it is important to know and identify hazardous materials that may be present on your project site by hiring a licensed, experienced contractor. The 4 Key Steps to a successful renovation and demolition project are: 1.       Inspection 2.       Notification 3.       Removal 4.       Disposal Inspection Identifying hazardous materials before starting work on a project site is required by OSHA, the State of Wisconsin to protect worker’s health and […] Read Article

596 STRONG – We Back Officer Blanch

Posted on October 29, 2021 by | Posted in Bal News
On August 1st, Deputy Wayne Blanchard, Balestrieri team member Beckett Runge’s father, was critically injured in the line of duty and needs our support. We want to do everything we can to help Wayne, Beckett, and their family on his recovery journey. On Saturday, October 9th, a large benefit for Officer Blanchard will be taking place to raise funds for medical and other associated costs for his recovery. There will be a motorcycle ride in the morning, 9 am registration […] Read Article

Balestrieri Takes Home Three Reader Rankings Awards in 2021

Posted on September 16, 2021 by | Posted in Bal News
Balestrieri took home not one, not two, but three Reader Rankings awards with the Daily Reporter this year! Best Abatement Company Awarded for the 5th Consecutive Year Best Environmental Services/Remediation Firm Awarded for the 2nd Consecutive Year Best Company to Work for First Year Awarded The Reader Rankings nomination and voting period ran through the month of July, one of the busiest times of the year for the construction industry, so thank you to all who took time out of […] Read Article

The Importance of a Thorough Inspection

Posted on July 28, 2021 by | Posted in Bal News
If you’re planning an extensive reconstruction or renovation of the interior of an existing building, identifying and addressing environmental issues that may exist within the building material component is required by law. A state certified building inspector must identify hazardous materials within a building, and provide guidance on the methods utilized for separating hazardous waste from general waste & construction debris. These methods are in efforts to make recycling easier which allow for reduced disposal costs. Hazardous materials that may […] Read Article

Team Bal Heads to AmFam Field

Posted on July 28, 2021 by | Posted in Bal News
Take me out to the ball game! Balestrieri team members have been enjoying Brewers games at American Family Field all season long! We’re proud of all the hard work our crews are putting in this summer and happy to pay it forward with drawings for tickets. Here are some quick facts about AmFam Field It features the only fan-shaped convertible roof in North America The roof can open and close in less than 10 minutes The field is planted with […] Read Article

What To Do When A Regulator Visits Your Construction Site

Posted on June 24, 2021 by | Posted in Bal News
The regulators are coming! OSHA Compliance Officers as well as state and local regulators have been given the OK to resume site inspections with COVID-19 regulations lessening. These regulators are permitted to enter an employer’s premises and scrutinize the employer’s compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. What are the best steps to take should a regulator stop by your project site? The following is a series of tips to help you better prepare for a workplace inspection. Your initial […] Read Article

Balestrieri Project Managers Learn from Construction Legends

Posted on June 4, 2021 by | Posted in Bal News
Balestrieri project managers Alex Balestrieri, Richard Heyer, and Nathan Kawlewski attended AGC of Greater Milwaukee’s Learn from the Legends Luncheon Tuesday, May 25th. This four-person panel was moderated by AGC of Greater Milwaukee’s Chief Executive Officer, Mark Kessenich, with a panel consisting of Berghammer Construction Corp.’s President & Principal, Jim Parks, J.P. Cullen & Sons, Inc. Former Vice President (Retired) Larry Rocole, Jens Construction Corp.’s CEO & Project Manager Dave Jones, and CG Schimdt, Inc.’s Executive Vice President & COO […] Read Article