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Be Selective When Choosing a Foundation Inspector

These days almost anyone who appears to be an adult, has a hard hat, a tape measure and a clipboard can claim to be a foundation inspector.

Even a well educated registered professional engineer can make the claim. But if his field of expertise is aeronautics or electrical, might as well have your dentist check the slab.

In his book “Foundation Repair Manual”, Robert Wade Brown offers theses pointers for choosing an engineer to inspect your concrete foundation, be it slab or pier and beam: (more…)

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