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Cognitive biases that interfere with Foundation Inspections: The Dunning-Kruger Effect
In previous blogs I noted that for survival reasons, humans have developed heuristic mental shortcuts that.
If The Only Tool They Have is a Hammer,
Then All Their Problems Start Looking Like Nails
Understanding Site Soil Conditions
Carl Sagan wrote some excellent rules for the fine art of baloney detection. Among others the facts should be independently verified, and the need to examine the motivations of those making.
When people call in to our office, it is typically because of signs of stress that they notice. It is important to remember that the signs of stress are less of a problem in and of themselves, but.
You have concerns about your foundation….If you call an inspector to come out, how do you know if you are going to receive something of real practical value…. or not?
Be very careful of a contractor who wants to suggest an expensive structural foundation repair with just a visual inspection.
We are often asked...
"Do I need to have the foundation of my home.
I hear constantly from recent home-buyers a story that seems to be a reoccurring theme for us. That is, new home-buyer buys home, and six months to 12 months later starts to notice cracks in walls.
One of the groups that I have participated with in the past is the Foundation Performance Association. This is an independent engineering group based in Houston Texas. This is an extremely active.
As an installer of two different underpinning systems, I have firsthand knowledge of both thermal set plastic coated and galvanized piers. I have been a part of the debate between the two.