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Top 12 Questions to Ask your Home Structural Engineer [Update 2020]

Have you been told you need a home structural engineer, and have no idea what to expect?  You are not alone.  Most people find out …

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How to Tell if a Wall is Load Bearing?

Removing walls in your home is nothing to take lightly.  Tear down the wrong wall and your home could, in extreme cases, fall down or …

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The Ultimate Guide to Residential Drainage Issues [Update 2020]

It’s safe to say that drainage issues can cause tremendous problems and headaches for homeowners. Beyond the kids dragging muddy water into the house or …

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What is a Structural Engineer Inspection: Everything you need to know [Update 2020]!

This is a complete description of what a structural engineer inspection is…and what it is not.  The confusion around this topic is substantial because, let’s …

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What is a structural engineer foundation inspection?

Have you been told that you need a structural engineer foundation inspection to move forward with a home purchase?  Or Have you noticed a new …

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Why is there Frost in the Attic?

Were you shocked to find serious amounts of frost in your attic this winter?  Did it look something like this?  Do not be alarmed.  There …

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How to determine if a wall is load bearing [Update 2020]

We all know the significance of altering a home’s structural system.  Accidentally removing a load bearing wall can cause severe on-going issues for homes or …

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Load Bearing Walls – 17 Answers to Common Questions [Update 2020]

1) What is a load-bearing wall? There are two types of walls in your home: load-bearing and non-load bearing. A load-bearing wall is a structural …

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