Structural Evaluations

  • Cause and origin studies of damage to residential and commercial buildings.
  • Evaluation of sudden and catastrophic events vs. long-term neglect and maintenance issues.
  • Evaluation of storm damage, including hail and wind, to roofing, siding, and other building materials vs. normal aging and deterioration of the materials.
  • Determination of the source of moisture that leads to fungal growth (mold).
  • Evaluation of blasting or other vibration damage on brittle construction materials vs. foundation movement and normal structural flexure, expansion and contraction.
  • Evaluation of deficiencies in Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS).
  • Investigation of structural failures during construction, including temporary bracing evaluation.
  • Expert testimony services
  • Litigation support services
  • Construction dispute arbitration services.
  • Insurance claim dispute arbitration services (appraiser/umpire).