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Guide to Expansion Joints in Homes: Understanding and Maintaining these Key Structural Components

The structural integrity of a home is determined by various factors, and among them is the presence of expansion joints. As members of the construction industry, we’re well-acquainted with the significant role these joints play in preserving a building’s structural stability. However, homeowners may not be aware of the importance of expansion joints, how they…

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Importance of Structural Engineering Inspections for Home Buyers and Owners in 2024

Whether you are a home buyer in the competitive 2024 real estate market or a property owner looking to maintain the value and safety of their home, conducting a structural engineering inspection is a critical step you should not overlook. Structural inspections go beyond traditional home inspections and focus on the building’s overall integrity, ensuring…

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The Importance of Structural Inspections before Home Renovations

Considering a home renovation project? Before you jump right into knocking down walls and replacing fixtures, it’s essential to take a step back and consider the structural integrity of your home. Overlooked by many homeowners, structural inspections play a vital role in ensuring that your home renovation project is successful, safe, and adds the most…

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Understanding the Role of Structural Engineers in Home Renovations

Home renovation projects can dramatically transform the look and feel of your property, improve its functionality, and increase its overall market value. However, these projects often involve changes that can significantly impact the structural integrity of your home. This is where the expertise of a structural engineer becomes invaluable. In this blog post, AEI Inspections…

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