Professional Engineers

Professional Engineering Inspections uses engineers to perform most of its inspections and consulting services unless you are notified otherwise at the time you schedule. Other inspection companies use state licensed home inspectors.

Clear Reporting

We tailor your reports to meet your specific needs making them easier to read and understand.

Experience

We bring 30+ years of experience in providing design, consulting, legal investigation, and quality assurance to our building inspection services.

Superior Inspections

The quality of service provided by Professional Engineering Inspections, Inc. is superior to that provided by others in the area. We have a staff available to answer your questions during normal business hours and our engineers or inspectors can normally return your call within a business day.

Pre-Purchase Property Inspections

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.

Structural Inspections

This inspection type typically includes evaluation of the foundation, roof, structure, and maintenance conditions of property inspected; however, the scope of this inspection can be customized and limited to make the best use of time and resources to meet our clients specific needs.

New Construction

We keep our new construction inspections informative and cost effective offering a Quality of Construction inspection series broken down into inspection of the preparations of foundation construction, framing inspection at top-out stage, and inspection of the finished construction at the final walk through stage. We also offer inspection and consulting services at any stage of construction upon request. Contact our office for more information.

Foundation Inspection

Provides 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 Services

Professional 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.

Check out what our clients are saying

When Edward inspects a house you can tell that he is focused on the task at hand, but he will take the time to stop and answer any questions you have. During our first encounter he quickly identified me as a nutsy-boltsy kind of person and went into more than adequate detail with his explanations. His written reports are easy to interpret and extremely thorough. Paul Mercier

Just a note to let you know how greatly your services helped me in getting my builder to do the repairs discovered during your inspection. I consider your service as money very very  well spent.  There is no way I would have been able to identify the workmanship quality problems you discovered and addressed in your report. Alex Ortiz

Check out this video testimony from Josh.

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!!!!….

….You were worth every cent we paid on this house!

Andrea K.

I was listing my home for sale and due to my international travel schedule, I made the decision to have my home inspected prior to listing to ensure that I knew upfront of any major repairs needed. This is the 3rd time I have used your firm over the years, and your professionalism continues to surpass my expectations. To my surprise, I received 2 competing contracts within 48 hours of my home going up on the market. Gina Donaldson

The inspection process and report which I received from Edward at Professional Engineering was more than I could have hoped for.  The process was carried out methodically, accurately and in full from beginning to end.  I now have concrete evidence of the flaws in installation by the contractors who worked on my house. Merri Michaels

More reasons to use us

Professional Engineering Inspections uses engineers to perform most of its inspections and consulting services unless you are notified otherwise at the time you schedule. Other inspection companies use state licensed home inspectors.

We bring 30+ years of experience in providing design, consulting, legal investigation, and quality assurance to our building inspection services.

The primary inspector has experience providing inspections and documentation for legal cases as well as testifying in court.

The level of education required to obtain an engineering license is higher than that required to obtain a TREC inspection license. Engineers requires a minimum of approximately 10 years to acquire an engineering license to practice when you consider school and work requirements. State licensed inspectors require only a few years to acquire an inspector’s license.

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TREC inspectors often recommend a 3rd party opinion after their initial inspection. Inspections performed by Professional Engineering Inspections will result in an opinion on site and in writing in most cases.

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The technical reports provided by Professional Engineering Inspections, Inc are superior to TREC reports and those provided by other companies. We do not provide a “cookbook” quality inspection report.

Our inspections, evaluations, and consulting services and related reports are not bound by a State of Texas mandated report format. As a result Professional Engineering Inspections, Inc. has been providing a level of detail unsurpassed by any TREC licensed inspection company and many engineering contractors. We can tailor your reports to meet your specific needs making them easier to read and understand.

The primary inspector has over 25 years of experience in doing inspections of all types.

The quality of service provided by Professional Engineering Inspections, Inc. is superior to that provided by others in the area. We have a staff available to answer your questions during normal business hours and our engineers or inspectors can normally return your call within a business day.

We find that the average customer of Professional Engineering Inspections, is far superior to other companies customers and as a result we enjoy working with our clients.

From the Professional Engineering Inspection Blog

Animal Access at Eaves

Introduction Poor detailing in siding is common in newer construction and is the most common cause for animal access in new homes.  This is true for both fiber cement products and wood siding products although we are seeing a lot fewer wood siding products used in...

Value of Engineers After a Disaster

Value of Engineers After a Disaster Disasters such as hurricanes are cause for concern for everyone near the Gulf Of Mexico. Within minutes of a hurricane’s landfall, everything built in a span of few years, can be gone in seconds. Not only are properties affected,...

Components of a Residential Air Conditioning System

By D.M. Robinson, P.E. Introduction My last article I discussed what I thought a minimum home inspection should include to allow an inspector to be able to provide a statement of the general condition of the equipment upon completion of the inspection.  I thought I...

Aging Galvanized Pipe

Many older homes in the Greater Houston area, those built before the mid-80s, rely on galvanized steel pipe for water distribution.  For the Houston area, galvanized pipe has been considered a good quality material that provides a good service life.  Typically, the...

Home Air Conditioning Inspection Basics

By D.M. Robinson, P.E. When I first got into the home inspection business, it was with a company named Associated Inspection Services.  I was running a mechanical equipment installation/maintenance company called Triangle Service Company.  At that time an acceptable...

It’s Hot Don’t Stop Watering!

We are still getting requests into the office for foundation inspections due to cracks in the walls, brick, and separations between construction materials. This time of year we are normally starting to get a bit more rain and cooler temperatures.  These conditions are...

Flashing Roof Pipe Penetrations

Flashing used to seal penetrations through a roof system are commonly referred to as roof jacks in the Houston area.  On a composition shingle roof, one of the most common roofs in our area, these flashing are often poorly installed by roofing crews creating a greater...

Is Water The Next Oil?

Is water the next oil? Water conservation is a growing concern among engineers working in water supply infrastructure in Texas and other western states.  I attended a National Association of Building Inspection Engineers (NABIE) seminar a couple of years ago and one...

City of Houston Announces Adoption of ICC 2012 Construction Codes

The City of Houston as announced that effective January 1, 2016 they will be recognizing the 2012 ICC construction codes for construction in Houston. On November 10, 2015, the City of Houston Council approved the adoption of the following Construction Codes along with...

Cracks in Post Tension Slab?

I had a call this morning from a prospective client who was concerned about cracks in the concrete foundation of the home they were building.  Most often the cracks extend across the entire foundation and occur prior to tensioning of the tendon cables.  This is a...
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Professional Quality

We have been providing professional, high quality engineering services for nearly 30 years.  Over that time we have developed repeatable reporting methodologies, report delivery, and deliverable clarity surpassing most other engineering firms.  Our quality inspection and reporting services will assist you in making informed decisions.  Our reports are well written and easy to understand.

Locations Served

  • Houston
  • Katy
  • The Woodlands
  • Kingwood
  • Baytown
  • League City
  • Friendswood
  • Pearland
  • Galveston
  • Richmond