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foundation repair dallas
May 15th, 2015
When to Call Home Foundation Engineer

Homeowners most commonly recognize foundation damage through signs of distress such as cracks, sticky doors and uneven floors. These signs of physical damage usually indicate that the structure of the home has been affected and the home is in need of a foundation repair. To avoid future damage and protect the home, homeowners should consult […]

Structural Engineering Report
April 13th, 2015
An Introduction to Structural Engineering Reports

Have you noticed potential structural issues in your home? Is your roof noticeably sagging in spots, or is your chimney beginning to slide? If so, you’re probably going to need a little help from a structural engineer. These professionals come with the expertise and training you’ll need to begin addressing the structural integrity of your […]

home foundation problems dallas
March 4th, 2015
6 Tips to Preventing Home Foundation Problems

Homeowners who neglect home foundation problems can face severe and costly damages to their home. Foundation problems can be caused by a number of factors, including poor pre-construction soil preparation, drainage issues, plumbing leaks, clay shrinkage due to evaporation and/or tree roots withdrawing water from the soil. To help prevent home foundation problems, Crosstown Engineering suggests six tips. 1. […]

home foundation repair, home insurance
January 26th, 2015
Does Insurance Cover Foundation Repair Costs?

Your most valuable asset is typically your home—so it’s worth doing all you can to protect it. The first step in safeguarding your home is getting a home insurance policy with the right coverage and options for your property. It’s difficult to foresee issues, and homeowners often don’t find out that certain damages are not […]

engineering report, structural engineer dallas
January 15th, 2015
Three Scenarios Where You Need an Engineering Report

In previous articles, we’ve explored what to expect from an engineering report and what to do post-engineering report, but we have yet to explain when homeowners need an engineering report. In most cases, contractors require engineering reports before they can obtain a building permit—but there are benefits to proactively obtaining an engineering report, too. You […]

engineering report, structural engineer, independent foundation engineer
December 31st, 2014
Post-Engineering Report – What’s Next For Homeowners?

Post-Engineering Report – What’s Next For Homeowners? Engineering reports: most homeowners don’t know what they are or what they’re for until they need one. In fact, most homeowners don’t even know they need one until they’re informed by a contractor. We recently discussed what you should expect in an engineering report. Today we’ll discuss next […]

structural engineer, engineering report
December 11th, 2014
What to Expect in a Structural Engineering Report

What to Expect in a Structural Engineering Report The difference between a structural engineering report and an unlicensed contractor’s evaluation is expertise. Through years of study and licensure, a professional engineer can help identify, evaluate and provide recommendations to homeowners in need of structure or foundation repair. So what should a homeowner expect from a […]

hire an independent foundation engineer
November 25th, 2014
Four Reasons to Hire a Foundation Engineer

Four Reasons to Hire a Foundation Engineer Have you ever considered hiring a foundation engineer? For most homeowners dealing with foundation issues, the answer is probably “no.” It’s not easy to know when you need a foundation engineer—or what type. If you’re in a situation where you need to hire a foundation engineer, we recommend […]

how to choose foundation repair company
September 12th, 2014
How Do I Choose a Good Foundation Repair Company?

How Do I Choose a Good Foundation Repair Company? Fixing your home foundation can be an overwhelming process. From finding a reputable foundation repair company to making sure that you ask the right questions during the foundation inspection, it’s imperative that you are prepped and prepared with the right information to protect your home. Once […]

August 12th, 2014
Ask a Professional Engineer

Ask a Professional Engineer Q: You’ve recently expanded your foundation inspection and foundation repair services in Dallas to serve the Ft. Worth area. Can you explain why these services are in such high demand in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area? A: The Dallas and Ft. Worth areas are thriving cities, and as Forbes recently reported, they are […]

what is foundation repair
July 30th, 2014
What is Foundation Repair?

What is Foundation Repair? Cracked Foundation. Sloping Floors. Separated Drywall. These are the last words a homeowner wants to hear about their property. Noticeable foundation issues are often visible to the naked eye – however, not all foundation repairs are as a detectable as something like a wall or ceiling crack. If you are a […]

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July 21st, 2014
Protecting Your Home Foundation: A Valued Investment

Protecting Your Home Foundation: A Valued Investment According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 64.8 percent of Americans are homeowners. If you are among this 64.8 percent or have future plans to become a homeowner, there are three questions that you should ask yourself: Do you consider your (current or future) home one of your most […]

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