Corrosion Potentials (Half Cell Testing)
This test identifies potential corrosion of the reinforcing steel within a structural slab.

Covermeter Testing
This test determines the amount of concrete over the reinforcing steel.

Chain Drag
This survey involves the use of a chain to determine areas of delamination.

Cores are taken and sent to the lab. The following tests are performed:
1. Compressive Strength
2. Air Void Distribution
3. Chloride Ion Content

Test Pits
Test Pits are performed over the roof slab to determine the condition of the roof slab waterproofing and the depth of the overburden.


THE ODAN/DETECH GROUP INC. can write all necessary contract documents.

Upon receipt of all tenders, THE ODAN/DETECH GROUP INC. will review these tenders and make recommendations.


During the rehabilitation of the parking structure, THE ODAN/DETECH GROUP INC. will review the progress of work to assure that the contractor is conforming to the contract documents. This can be achieved by periodic or full time field review. Once a site visit has been made, a report is issued outlining the progress of work. Reports are also issued for progress payments and substantial completion.



The services listed below can be applied to the following roofing assemblies:

  • Built-up Conventional Systems
  • Single Ply Systems
  • Protected Membrane Assemblies
  • Shingle and Tile Roof Systems
  • Modified Bituminous Systems


  • Visual
  • Thermographic
  • Test Openings
  • Technical Reporting


  • Based on field Investigations
  • Cost Estimating


  • Short Term Roofing Needs
  • Long Term Roofing Needs


  • New
  • Replacement
  • Retrofit
  • Maintenance


Additional services include:

  • Specification writing
  • Contract administration site review
  • Roof database info management (data cam)
  • Project Management

Partial Project List

THE ODAN/DETECH GROUP INC. has been involved in technical services with the following projects relating to Building Sciences & Investigations:

Parking structure design:

  • Esplanade Shopping Center and Parking Structure, Zagreb, Croatia
  • York Condominium Corporation No. 331, Scarborough, Ontario
  • Dufferin Mall, Marathon Realty Company Limited , Toronto, Ontario
  • Harbour Castle Westin, Toronto, Ontario
  • Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corporation No. 813, Scarborough
  • Mansion of Kingsbridge, Mississauga, Ontario
  • Transit Building, Mississauga, Ontario
  • Peel Condominium Corporation No. 94, Mississauga, Ontario


  • York Condominium Corporation No. 331, Scarborough, Ontario.
  • York Condominium Corporation No. 193, Toronto, Ontario.
  • York Condominium Corporation No. 38, Scarborough, Ontario.
  • Marathon Realty Company Limited, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Dufferin Mall, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Agincourt Mall, Scarborough, Ontario.
  • Argyle Mall, London, Ontario.
  • Place D'Orleans Mall, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Holy Cross Church, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Kodak Canada, Toronto, Ontario.
  • W.J. Greenfield & Associates, Pickering, Ontario.
  • The Regional Municipality of Peel, Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation.Over 25 Locations.
  • City of Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario. Over 180 Locations.
  • Bishop Strachan School, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Yonge Eglinton Centre - Rogers Cable, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Tetra Pak Inc., Aurora, Ontario.
  • Halton Region, Oakville, Ontario.
  • Schools in Town of Caledon, Ontario.
  • National Grocers Warehouses, Catham and Peterborough, Ontario.

Civil Engineering

The Odan/Detech Group Inc. provides and extensive list of civil engineering services and expertise. From site selection and analysis to storm water management practices, we provide only state of the art techniques to ensure success. Please click below to view a full list of Civil Engineering Services and our project list.

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Structural Design

We provide Structural Design services that have proven successful both nationally and internationally. Between the design of new structures and the analysis and investigation of existing ones, we have created a track record of client satisfaction. Click below to learn more about our Structural Design services.

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Electrical Engineering

We provide electrical engineering, design, and contract administration services for developers, utilities and municipalities. Our areas of expertise include but not limited to hydro distribution, roadway/on-site lighting, and traffic signalization.

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The Google map on the left offers a snapshot of various projects involving the expertise of The Odan/Detech Group Inc. We take pride in adapting to the needs and desires of various demographics, allowing us a continued presence in thriving districts as well as an introduction to bring new developments to growing communities.