Intended to provide our clients with an understanding of the conditions of a residential or commercial property for consideration for purchase. This type of inspection considers aspects of the accessible foundation, roof, structure, mechanical systems, electrical systems, and maintenance conditions so that the client can make an informed purchase.
Foundation InspectionProvides an opinion of the performance and need for repair of a building’s foundation based upon measurements made at the foundation and structure and visual inspection of the structure which provide insights into the foundation performance. Additionally information on maintaining the foundation is provided to the client to assist in improving or maintaining future performance.
Consulting ServicesProfessional Engineering Inspections can provide a range of consulting services upon request. These services include: Legal inspections, development of design and specifications for repair, water entry inspections, roof inspections, phased quality assurance inspections, reserve studies, and evaluations of common properties for home owner associations. If you have special needs not addressed in this section please contact our offices for support.
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I want to thank you again for your very thorough report. My builder said he had never seen one quite like it! He agreed on almost everything on the report including getting the framer back this morning to reinforce framing and yesterday they blew all new insulation in!!!!….
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