What are Structural Design Services?

Today it is one of the most photographed and best known buildings in the world, but before it was completed in 1973 the Sydney Opera House was source of much concern in the engineering and architecture worlds. Based on a design by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the...

What Does a Structural Engineer Do?

Many of us have heard the term structural engineer, but it’s not always clear what they do. As a property owner, you’ll want to know the basics of engineering services so you can determine when you need the help of a professional engineer.  Read on to learn all about...

What to Expect from a Home Inspection

A home inspection is an important part of the home buying process, and it can help you uncover any potential issues before completing the transaction. In fact, a thorough inspection will help you make an informed decision. Should the licensed professional note any...

What Does it Mean to Live in a ‘Healthy Home’?

John Muir, the 19th-century naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club, once famously said: "When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." (Actually, he's long been misquoted as "When one tugs at a single thing in...

Let’s Talk About Flood Insurance

It's no exaggeration to call flooding one of the most destructive, if not most expensive, types of natural disasters. In fact, in 2017 U.S. insurers recorded more than $8.7 billion in covered losses for flood-related claims. And that wasn't even the worst year on...

Hail Season is Here in Colorado. Are You Ready?

It’s not news that Colorado’s Front Range is one of the worst areas of the country for hail damage. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, April National Insurance Crime Bureau, between 2017 and 2019 Colorado had the second highest number of hail claims in...