How We Can Help
We offer hail and storm damage evaluations nationwideHail, tornados, high winds, lightning, heavy rains and floods cause billions of dollars in property damage each year. The extent of damage from storms is not always clear. Many factors including building materials, quality of workmanship and the existing condition of the property can affect the degree of natural-disaster losses. We understand complicated building systems and equipment. We can often offer alternatives to complete replacement without compromising safety or useful life expectancy.
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Forensic Engineering Investigations & Evaluations
Whether you are a claims adjuster, a property owner, or another interested party, ESI’s engineers are available nationwide with no travel charges.
Our experts can verify the extent and cause of damage
- Verify extent of hail damage to roofs, HVAC units and building exteriors
- Resolve damage disputes for flood, hail, tornado and wind claims
- Provide structural evaluations
- Determine flood damage loss amounts and resulting mold claims
- Examine lightning-strike claims and fire losses
- Quantify the loss damages due to built-up snow weight, as well as calculate roof load capacity
- Perform umpire services for damage appraisals
- Provide cost estimates or itemize required repairs
We find you the facts to help move your investigation, litigation, or claim forward.Contact Us
Who We Work With
We have successfully conducted thousands of storm evaluations on commercial and residential properties since 1991. Our field experience ensures that you will receive an accurate evaluation to successfully resolve storm damage claims. Our team of engineers understands building components, construction and how these systems can be affected by storm damage. Our background in building design is an advantage to our customers. ESI’s inspections include assessment of the on-site evidence and verification of the extent of storm damage to a structure. Our detailed reports clearly state what damage has occurred. ESI’s professionalism and expertise eases the tension between the insurer and the insured.
Unbiased and scientifically defendable facts for Columbia:
- Property Owners
- Insurance Companies