The Intelligent Choice for Structural Engineering

We are a Residential Structural Engineering Firm based in Charlotte, NC specializing in Structural Inspections and Residential Structural Engineering Designs.

From evaluating foundation cracks and wood damage during on-site structural inspections, to calculating beam sizes to replace bearing walls for renovations, to designing new 20,000 sq. ft. residential homes from the ground up. We do it all!

Not only do we perform a forensic analysis of the symptoms during our structural inspections, we provide recommended structural repairs so that you can obtain equitable bids from your choice of contractors. As licensed Professional Engineers, our knowledge of structures in both the field and in design separates us from our competition because it allows us to provide feasible and cost effective solutions.

We understand the importance of time, and we pride ourselves on quick turnaround times, quality work, and award winning customer service. We are licensed Professional Engineers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee and Maine.

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There are many structural engineering firms. But whom do you choose?

For many, the choice comes from a referral, while some choices are random. Maybe the firm you chose isn't meeting your expectations, maybe they are.

Answer these questions to find out:

  • Does your structural engineer call you back in a reasonable amount of time?
  • Does your structural engineer deliver on time when promised?
  • Does your structural engineer possess the experience to visualize and make quick, confident decisions?
  • Is your structural engineer a good listener to your thoughts and ideas?
  • Does your structural engineer convey information accurately and understandably on plans and letters?

If you answered "no" to any of those questions, perhaps it's time for a change.

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We are considering some renovations to our home in Matthews, NC and needed a structural review of the existing construction. IDE handled it with ease and at a very reasonable cost. From the initial phone call to the completed report, IDE was a pleasure to work with. The engineer crawled below and above, spent time listening to our plans, answered all questions, then delivered a highly detailed assessment and informative report within a couple of days. He also had some suggestions of firms to conduct the work. I highly recommend these folks!

Bruce Woods Home Owner Matthews NC

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IDE Opens a New England Office

IDE Opens a New England Office