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Other stories by David Wickersheimer

  • Preventing Wind Failures

    Moderate winds can cause major damage to an unfinished building. A structural engineer outlines simple steps to prevent blow-downs and to meet code requirements.

  • Evaluating Wood Structures

    Don’t be surprised by structural problems halfway through a renovation. An engineer tells you how to spot trouble early in a quick walk-through inspection.

  • Straight Talk About Wood Structures

    Structural problems in wood buildings are on the rise. An engineer discusses the sources of these problems and their solutions.