Category Archives: By Jeff Lineberger, P. E.

Structural Inspection

Structural Inspection According to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, “There is no requirement in the Texas Engineering Practice Act to practice engineering only in the area that engineer was tested for during the Principles and Practice exam”.  The bottom line?  “…All engineers are […]

Structural Engineer – Improve Slab on Grade Foundation Performance

Expansive Clays. Can’t live with them. Can’t live without them.
If you live in the San Antonio or Austin areas, you know the havoc these soils can wreak on a slab on grade foundation system. But do you know how simple it is to prevent clay soil slab damage while at the same time improving its performance potential?

Leaking Windows: Masonry Veneer Walls

Windows are a common point of water infiltration into a building. Preventing moisture intrusion into building interior spaces near window openings  requires proper flashing and careful installation.  This is especially true if the windows are installed in masonry veneer cavity […]