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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 2021]

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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Support Beams & Load Bearing Walls – 17 Answers to Common Questions [Update 2021]

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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ice dam on townhome

The Complete Guide to Ice Dams: Cause, Cure, and Prevention

There is no doubt that ice dams can be a huge menace to homeowners living in the northern hemisphere.  Sometimes we don’t realize what a …

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What’s with the Frost in my Attic? [Update 2020]

The February the temperatures in Minneapolis have reached a low of -20 degrees F and a high of 40 degrees F. These are the kinds …

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Business Partner Spotlight – Structure Tech, Home Inspection Company

As structural engineer consultants,  we work with a lot of awesome professionals. It’s only fair to share our favorite and most trusted business partners with …

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Behind the Scenes: Structural Engineer [Update 2019]

A structural engineer is imperative for the overall structural integrity of a building. They are responsible for the technical aspects of construction such as determining …

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Structurally Sound Retaining Wall [Update 2019]

Just when everyone thought winter was over, Minnesotan’s got slammed with over 18 inches of snow! April never fails to keep us on our toes. …

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