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Specialty Inspection and Expert Witness Services Include

Water Damage Investigation

Investigation involving the “cause and origin” and the “cause and effect” of damage resulting from: a wind-driven rainstorm; ice storm or hurricane; a plumbing leak or a pipe break.

Mold Contamination Investigation

Investigation involving the “cause and origin” and the “cause and effect” of the source of mold contamination; determine if mold spores or mold growth spread throughout the building, where investigation services are supported by independent laboratory analysis.

Sewage Contamination Investigation

Investigation involving the “cause and origin” and “cause and effect” of sewage (Category 3) wastewater impacting a structure and contents, where services are supported by independent laboratory analysis.

Fire Damage Investigation

Investigation involving the “cause and effect” of fire damage impacting the structure and to what degree, including: structural impact, building finish damage or restorability, deodorization, contents management.

Wildfire Impact Investigation

Investigation involving the “cause and effect” of wildfires impacting the property including exterior and interior of homes and businesses, requiring a thorough assessment supported by laboratory analysis; and when required, test cleaning to determine the appropriate methods for cleaning and deodorization.

Concrete, Porcelain, Ceramic and Natural Stone Moisture Testing

  1. Investigation and moisture assessment testing of concrete ceilings, walls and subfloor, including Gypcrete subfloors, where testing is completed per ASTM Standards. Our professionals are certified by the International Concrete Repair Institute.
  2. Porcelain, ceramic, and natural stone tiles can provide 100-plus years of wearability as long as they are maintained and water does not get into or to the backside of tiles. Some tiles and flooring “systems” can dry without experiencing secondary damage, where in other cases, intervention is required to remove damage.

Marijuana (Pot) Grow House and Other Illegal Drugs

“Initial through clearance investigation, testing and documentation” of damage impacting structures caused by grow houses; the production and use of other drugs, including but not limited to THC, fentanyl and opioids.