When you hire a structural engineer with experience related to home inspections, you hire an unbiased third party. A structural engineer will inspect the home from the bottom of the foundation to the top of the roof in an effort to determine if there are any structural issues.
Structural engineers have the education and experience needed to evaluate the structural and drainage conditions of your home. A good report typically consists of observation, determination and recommendations for any necessary repairs.
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