When Might I Need To Engage A Structural Engineer?
A structural engineer can be engaged if you need advice about the design, repair or adequacy of the structure. Structures include houses, pergolas, decks or retaining walls.
Structural engineers can report on:
- Poor construction quality.
- Inferior or wrong materials.
- Problems with footings.
- Cracking of walls.
- Structural damage caused by construction, or by storms or earthquake.