IONCON can provide a structural assessment of cracked foundations, structural beams, differential settlement, retaining walls and un-level floors or decks to determine if the damage is significant to warrant repair. This type of assessment is usually done when purchasing a property to ensure the buyers that costly repairs will not be necessary. Clients can choose a verbal report provided at an hourly rate, or a written report provided for a flat fee.
Patrick Beville, IONCON's Principal Engineer, has been called as expert witness in many cases involving structural deficiencies in the High Country. His expertise in design & construction and structural systems can help Litigators & General Counsel. Structural damage can be at the center of a lawsuit due to numerous reasons.
IONCON may provide insightful information for cases involving such issues regarding construction engineering, home inspection, weather damage, failure analysis, building design, building repair, remodeling, restoration, construction management, workplace safety, general contracting, geotechnical engineering, cost estimating, construction scheduling, civil engineering, risk assessment, architecture, mechanical engineering, electrical contracting, building defects, construction defects, and other numerous issues, as each may be at the focus of a possible court case related to structural damage. Failing to adhere to proper building code compliance may also lead to structural damage and be cause for litigation. Patrick can provide site research & inspection and detailed forensic studies in identifying the causes of these structural failures.