Forensic Engineers

Forensic Engineers Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale

EMA has Structural engineers & Forensic engineers provide the highest quality of forensic engineering and expert witness services available. Our services includes forensic damage inspections, flood damage assessment to residential homes, commercial building, industrial warehouses, structural damage assessment, roof damage inspections, fire damage inspections, building structural assessments, structural foundation collapse and assessment. We have provided building damage inspections and structural damage inspection after hurricane Katrina, Rita, Andrew and many others and have been very experienced in determining and origin of the damages in building at very competitive fees.

Our forensic engineers provide in Baton Rouge flood damage inspections, building damage inspections, roof damage inspections, hail damage, wind damage, foundation damage, residential damage inspections, commercial building damage inspections, cause and origin, forensic buildings defects, construction defects, forensic investigations,site investigation, testing, technical research, and analysis of the information to provide our clients with an independent opinion on the cause of failure.

Our team of experienced professionals offer the following areas of expertise:

– Forensic Engineers Baton Rouge for Building Defects

Flood Damage Inspections performed by Forensic Engineers Baton Rouge

Forensic Damage Inspections by Professional Engineers

Roof damage inspections

storm damage inspections

hail damage inspections, wind damage inspections,

foundation damage inspection to residential and commercial buildings
– Forensic Collapse & Insurance Claims and Reports
– Structural Condition Assessments
– Discovery Assistance
– Second Opinion Structural & Forensic Inspections for Dispute Resolution
– Expert Witness & Testimonial

We provide structural & forensic damage assessment reports to insurance, as well as adjuster clients for building failures, natural disasters and failures due to under design. We also provide estimates for repairs based on original values and ASV. Whether the collapse is due to a design fault, natural disasters, deficient structural deign or over-stressing. we can provide you good enough reports that can tell u the real problem.

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EMA roof Engineers Inspectors

EMA Roof Engineers Inspectors

EMA roof engineers inspectors can inspect and perform roof inspections on any roof system including concrete roofs, gravel and shingled roofs. After hurricanes, or natural disasters including lightening strikes the roof may get damaged. That is where we send our professional engineers and inspectors to do a thorough inspections of roofing and intent of damages for insurance claim purpose and repairs.

EMA roof engineers inspectors perform various structural roofing inspections including initial tig-tag , structural in progress and structural final inspections for shingled, tile roofs. We also perform roof static uplift test TAS-105, TAS-106, Bell Chamber (TAS-124), Thermal Imaging etc. Various Services are performed and a Sealed and Signed report is prepared for the client.

We also perform structural roofing inspections for all shingle, metal & clay tile or concrete tile roofs as per Florida building code chapter 15. please call for our services.

Inspections & Testing

EMA Roof Engineers inspectors performs detailed, professional visual inspections with state-of-the-art moisture detection devices and gives thorough explanations with digital pictures.

AFFILLIATED

Florida Registered Professional Engineer
Mississippi Professional Engineers
Louisiana Professional Engineers
Special Inspectors Florida
SBCCI Building inspector.

TAS 105 – Fastener Withdrawal Resistance Testing
TAS 106 – Uplift Resistance Testing Tile Roof
TAS 109 – Polyurethane Foam Roofing (pending certification).
TAS 124 – Existing and New Roof Wind Uplift Resistance Testing.
TAS 126 – Roof Moisture Survey – Nuclear/Infrared (pending certification

INSPECTION PROCEDURES

The starting point of the Inspection should be the interior of the building. The interior walls and ceilings should be checked for signs of water staining. After inspecting the interior a thorough inspection of the exterior walls should be made along with the roof system.

The following roof components should be inspected:

Flashing: These are the protection for the membrane termination and often provide a waterproof cover at the membrane termination. These include Counter- flashing, expansion joint covers, copings and flashing at walls and curbs. A variety of problems may occur at these vulnerable locations.

Penetrations: These are pipes, drains, vents, stacks and other items that penetrate the roof membrane. These MUST be flashed properly to assure a watertight roof system.

Field Membrane – What to look for:

· Open seams excessive blisters, wrinkles, ridges or areas of non-adhered membrane.
· Worn spots holes or deteriorated areas of the membrane.
· Deteriorated, areas of surface coating on the membrane.
· Adequate, drainage and ponding problems of the membrane.
· Areas around rooftop equipment that may have been degraded by leaks or spills or punctured by dropped equipment parts.

EMA Structural Forensic Engineers

EMA Structural Forensic Engineers

EMA Structural Forensic Engineers in Florida . Our Structural & Forensic engineers specializes  in structural engineering, structural design, structural peer review, structural drawings, structural inspections. EMA performs structural peer review, forensic cause & origin studies, threshold inspections, structural engineering, forensic engineering, roof hail damage inspection.
EMA structural forensic engineers are experienced in roof wind damage inspections, hurricane damage assessment, floor tile damage claims and inspections, SB408 and sinkhole structural damage assessments, structural inspections & shop drawing review, roof consulting, structural damage assessment, structural collapse inspections, infrared inspections, structural condition inspections , roof thermal imaging, electrical infrared inspections. We also perform structural engineering, forensic engineering, building forensic inspections, building damage assessments etc. Structural & forensic Engineering disciplines within the firm are supervised by a Structural or Forensic engineers experienced in the area. Engineers performs, directs, and controls the document preparation in their areas of expertise.

EMA Forensic Associates also provide commercial clients with Phase I & II enviromental assessment for their related properties in compliance with ASTM 1527-05, 1527-13 and EPA vapor encrochment investigation using ASTM E-2600-10. Our fees are competitive.