Structural Inspections

A detailed report specifically focused on the structural components of the building such as basement walls and supporting structure. A structural report is typically requested where there are known visible structural concerns such as bowed basement walls, basement wall cracking, floors out of level, bowed roofing, deflected main support beam, drainage problems.

Typically Structural inspections are requested by the following:

  • Buyers who want a detailed report on the structure only not a full home inspection
  • Buyers Lender after appraisals identify a potential structural concern
  • Sellers before listing a house for sale
  • Sellers before performing structural repairs

 

Bowing

Shows 3” bowed wall will need reinforcing.

Main Beam

Shows bowed main wood beam missing support column.

 

Bowing

Shows bowing of South wall along with wall settlement of the wall. Note main wood beam is sloping down towards the foundation wall from the wall settlement.

Main Beam

Shows deflecting main wood beam add steel column at center of span