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Residential Services

Residential Services

RESIDENTIAL INSPECTION & MORE

Dunham Engineering, Inc. (DEI) provides structural engineering and inspection services for homes and other residential buildings. Our Residential Services Division is managed by Richard "Rick" Robertson, D.Eng., P.E., formerly of Robertson Consulting Engineers.  Rick has over 35 years of structural and residential inspection and engineering experience throughout College Station & Bryan, TX, and the Gulf Coast States.  Rick and his team specialize in making structural models and details that are easy to understand, functional and efficient to construct.

Our residential engineering and inspection services include:
  • Foundation Inspections
  • Framing Inspections
  • Storm Damage Inspections
  • Foundation and Framing Repair
  • Residential Foundation and Framing Design
    • For new homes​
    • For additions to existing homes
Our expertise and experience, along with our ability to communicate our designs and meet the unique needs of each of our clients sets us apart from your typical residential inspection and engineering firm. 
**At this time foundation inspections are currently being offered in the Brazos Valley area and surrounding counties only** 
Residential Foundation Inspection Details
Service Includes 
  • Cover letter stamped by P.E. explaining work done and if house passes or fails to meet engineering guidelines. 
  • Recommendations to improve foundation performance
  • Photo documentation with notes about visual damage indicating foundation movement to interior and exterior of home. 
  • Elevation drawing that shows the deflected shape of foundation surface. 
  • If requested and necessary, foundation repair contractor recommendations.
  • Customer consultation regarding work performed.  Please call us if you have any questions!
Service Does Not Include
  • Underpinning designs showing pier placement and lifting targets, this is offered as a separate service.
  • Approval or stamping of repair contractor’s plans.  We’re legally and ethically obligated to only approve and stamp repair plans we design.
Pricing 
  • 0 - 2,000 Sq. Ft. House = $500
  • 2,000 - 3,000 Sq. Ft. House = $600
  • 3,000 - 3,500 Sq. Ft. House = $700
  • Above 3,500 Sq. Ft.  = Call for Pricing
  • These rates apply to all of Brazos County
  • Reports delivered to customers after receipt of payment
*Disclaimer: These Residential Foundation Inspection and Residential Foundation Repair Design prices apply to single family homes constructed on concrete slab on grade foundations. Call for pricing for other foundation types including but not limited too: "pier and beam", "structural concrete foundation with crawlspace", or any other foundation type. Other terms and conditions may also apply.
Additional Distance Charges
  • $50 for counties bordering Brazos County (Burleson, Washington, Grimes, Madison, Leon, and Robertson Counties).
  • Call for pricing for houses outside these counties.
We can typically generate a report within three (3) business days.  Please call for availability and scheduling.  We look forward to doing business with you!


Residential Foundation Repair Design Details

Service Includes
  • Engineered solution to shore and underpin deflecting home foundations
  • Plans specifying underpinning pier placement and lift targets
  • Engineer’s repair budget estimate
  • Specification of minimum scope of work for contractors
  • Review of contractor’s repair bids and contractor recommendations
Service Does Not Include
  • Approval or stamping of repair contractor’s plans.  We’re legally and ethically obligated to only approve and stamp repair plans we design.
Requirements
  • One of our Foundation Inspections within previous six (6) months from design time.
Pricing 
  • 0 - 2,000 Sq. Ft. House = $250
  • 2,000 - 3,000 Sq. Ft. House = $300
  • 3,000 - 3,500 Sq. Ft. House = $350
  • Above 3,500 Sq. Ft.  = Call for Pricing
  • Reports delivered to customers after receipt of payment
Please call for availability and scheduling.  We look forward to doing business with you!

CALL TODAY FOR RESIDENTIAL INSPECTION AND ENGINEERING SERVICES!

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