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April 9th, 2019 / FundaEng

While it is a truism to state the foundation of a building is its most important element, awareness regarding the significance of periodic inspections is largely muted. Among the lay public, the timely appearance of a structural engineer is nothing less than a far cry. The importance of structural inspections cannot be undermined if we Read More

The Roles of A ...

April 9th, 2019 / FundaEng

In the course of building an edifice, there is a broad range of responsibilities involved. From design to construction, each and every aspect of the enterprise is elaborately segregated into departments. Consequently, there are many people at work. Of these, the role of the structural engineer is one of the most important. There are many Read More

The Sagging Pop...

April 9th, 2019 / FundaEng

Modern day buildings generally do not use piers and beams. With the advent of slab technology, the application of piers and beams has been largely confined to rural housing structures. While it is true that a majority of country structures do avail of pier and beam foundation, it is none the less subject to the Read More

The Importance ...

April 9th, 2019 / FundaEng

Fundamentally, a structural engineer is one who is responsible for designing, analysing and planning a construction enterprise. While mostly aware, we are largely in the shades when it comes to realizing the significance of a foundation engineer. Why is a structural engineer important? Primarily, consulting a structural engineer is indicative of whether or not one Read More

Know When To Co...

April 9th, 2019 / FundaEng

For those who are accustomed to regular home repairs, the word ‘structural engineer’ should not feel foreign. The importance of regular and periodic consultation with the structural engineer cannot be undermined. Regular building audits are essential for the welfare of a building and its residents. Consequently, it is crucial to understand the role of the Read More

The Various Typ...

March 1st, 2019 / FundaEng

When the foundation of a building is damaged the cost of repairs depends on various factors such as the amount of damage, underpinning method, materials, and number of piers required for proper support and levelling. In case the foundation is damaged every homeowner would like to have an estimate of the cost of repairs. The Read More

Five Things Whi...

March 1st, 2019 / FundaEng

The foundation is the most crucial component of a residential or commercial establishment. Nowadays many insurance companies require home inspections before one buys a property. This is to protect the buyer against potentially expensive repairs in the future. There are basically five things which an engineer examines during foundation inspections.  These things have been discussed Read More

Five Guidelines...

March 1st, 2019 / FundaEng

At some point of time, all property owners need the services of a structural engineer for varying reasons. You may want to conduct a survey on a property which you are about to purchase or you may be planning to build an extension to your property and need steel beams for the purpose. To take Read More