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There are countless structural problems that can arise in a commercial or residential building due to various conditions. When you notice cracks in the interior finishes, unlevel floors, or racked doors within the building, it’s time to have your property examined by professionals who can review the conditions and provide you with recommendations to help improve your situation.

Our nationwide structural consultants from Higgins & Associates can help you find the root cause of your problem. We’ll dive deep into the structural design of your property and utilize our decades of experience to find a solution for your building’s issues. Whether plagued by construction flaws, environmental wear and tear, or unforeseen damage, we’re here to help.

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Who Do Our Structural Engineers Help?

Our skilled team from Higgins & Associates is dedicated to helping you with your structural problems, no matter how you’re related to the situation. We provide comprehensive insight and advice for people with various responsibilities, including:

  • Property Owners: We safeguard your investment by pinpointing the source of structural concerns, assessing potential risks, and crafting cost-effective repair plans that restore your building's strength and resilience.
  • Insurance Carriers: Our structural experts provide accurate and unbiased evaluations of building damage to determine the cause and extent of damage, allowing you to confidently make informed decisions and navigate claims.
  • Attorneys: We serve as your trusted technical experts, offering engineering insight to assist in equitably settling claims, whether it be construction defects, damage caused by other parties, or other practice areas.
  • Contractors: We collaborate with you to transform assessments into construction documents (plans) for safe and sustainable repairs, ensuring your projects stand the test of time.

How We Can Help You

No two situations are the same. That’s why we custom-tailor our services to meet your specific requirements. Depending on the problem you’re facing, we can help you with:

  • Forensic Investigation: Our experts will find the root cause of structural distress, from construction or design errors to material failures.
  • Damage Assessment: We’ll accurately evaluate the extent and severity of structural issues, enabling informed decision-making.
  • Repair Design & Quality Assurance: Our professionals craft and oversee detailed repair plans that restore structural integrity, meet or exceed industry standards, and ensure quality assurance.
  • Material Analysis & Testing: We’ll examine materials for hidden defects and identify optimal solutions for future projects.
  • Building Envelope Evaluation: Our team will look at more than just the resulting structural damages to ensure your building envelope is watertight to help mitigate potential for future structure distress.

If you have any questions about structural insurance, liability, or design, don’t hesitate to contact us at Higgins & Associates for reliable guidance.

Rachel A. Schmidt, M.S., P.E., C.D.T.

I appreciate the opportunity to work with our clients to solve compex structural problems. 

Rachel A. Schmidt, M.S., P.E., C.D.T.

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Matt and Tyler – thank you for the work this year. Because of your report we were able to settle the Wyoming case.  You did a great job.  I look forward to working with you again soon on a project. 

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Canaan Forslund, EI, RRO

Canaan Forslund, EI, RRO

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We're located just south of downtown Denver but we work with customers in Arvada, Aspen, Aurora, Boulder, Breckenridge, Brighton, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Centennial, Colorado Springs, Commerce City, Cortez, Crested Butte, Denver, Durango, Englewood, Erie, Estes Park, Evergreen, Fort Collins, Fort Morgan, Fountain, Golden, Granby, Grand Junction, Greeley, Greenwood Village, Highlands Ranch, Ken Caryl, Lafayette, Lakewood, Littleton, Lone Tree, Longmont, Louisville, Loveland, Lyons, Northglenn, Parker, Pueblo, Salida, Steamboat Springs, Thornton, Vail, Westminster, Wheat Ridge, Windsor and across Colorado. Our team of Professional Forensic Engineers are also licensed in many of the states across the Western US including Kansas, New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah, Texas, California and beyond.