What We Investigate
Since 1991, we have been applying our expertise to solve structural engineering problems in Chicago. Our Structural Engineers have the experience necessary to thoroughly analyze a multitude of structural failures for buildings, components, and mechanisms. We have extensive experience in evaluations of damage caused by natural disasters such as flood, hail, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, or lightning. Even when the cause of damage appears straightforward; the options for repair often require the expertise of a structural engineering professional. We have experience in design, construction, and Illinois local code compliance giving us a breadth of knowledge to find the most cost effective solutions.
We confirm the cause and extent of damage
- Foundation damage and settlement
- Roof, floor, and wall framing distress and failures
- Damage to structural members after fire, flood, storm, or earthquake
- Parking garage and parking lot deterioration concerns
- Water penetration issues
- Retaining wall distress and failures
- Structure and structural deterioration issues
- OSHA load ratings and structural retrofits
- Chicago Code compliance investigations
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Forensic Engineering Investigations & Evaluations
Regardless of when your incident or loss happened, we can conduct a structural evaluation to find you all possible facts. No matter if it happened in Chicago or nearby, our team of experts are here to assist you. Our forensic engineers are trained to identify the crucial pieces of evidence that show how or why a failure occurred, and their extensive experience gives you the confidence that they understand the complexities of large losses.
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Who We Work With
Engineering Specialists, Inc. is a true third party representative. Our mission is to provide our clients an honest and independent evaluation of the facts surrounding any forensic engineering need. We regularly work with a variety of clients and have been doing so in the Chicago area for over 25 years.
Unbiased and scientifically defendable facts for Chicago:
- Property Owners
- Appliance Manufacturers
- Insurance Companies