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Building and Equipment Investigations

Our Structural specialists are knowledgeable of and experienced with the evaluation of building performance and failures.  Whether it is moving slabs or cracked foundations, WERC has evaluated thousands of residential, school, commercial and industrial buildings.  We are experienced with load testing roofs and floors, stairways, full building structures, machinery, screws and bolts, and other building components.

Our Mechanical specialists have evaluated machinery failures, accidents, and performance problems.  From construction and oil field equipment to rotating to lifting devices and equipment, we have investigated failures, strain gauged for stress analysis, and evaluated associated injury accidents.  We have consulted with industry regarding testing, certifications, stress analysis, recall notices, accidents and loss control support.

Homeowners and Homeowner’s Associations contact us to assist with various types of structure issues, condition assessments to aid in prioritizing repairs, soil movement problems, and building plumbing failures.

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Expertise of Building and Equipment

  • Evaluation of structure performance problems

  • Soils related structure movement

  • Load testing of structures and equipment

  • Stress analysis of machinery and structures

  • Loss control consulting

  • Condition assessment

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Available when you need us

We have staff available to come to your site or loss location.  If needed, we can be available on site within hours of the incident. We want to get involved quickly to capture the facts and give guidance to address your case efficiently.


Quick Turnaround

Timeliness is critical and we aim to meet your needs. We can also be anywhere in the Country within 24 hours as needed.

Reliable Partner

We have worked with numerous clients repeatedly over the years, gaining trust and proficiency in handling their issues. We enjoy the relationships we have established throughout the years, and we strive to meet your needs.

Regionally Certified

Our professionals are licensed throughout the western United States, and certified nationally in various specialties.


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