Knott Laboratory provides forensic engineering and animation, Civil & Structural, and Fire & Explosion Investigation services to reconstruct accidents.


Construction Defect

Getting properties back on track.


Knott Laboratory assists property owners and construction defect companies with engineering reports and plans to get the client’s property where it was intended to be. We have a team of structural engineers that specialize in construction defect cases and have inspected and provided engineering plans for hundreds of properties nationwide.

To discuss your project, please contact Justin Bayer in Colorado or Jennah Stanton in Arizona.

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Structural Analysis


From a single broken rafter to a collapsed structure Knott Laboratory can perform a structural analysis in order to determine the cause and origin of the failure. Our engineers have inspected…

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Moisture Intrusion


Moisture intrusion into the building envelope, also known as building envelope failure, can go undetected for years resulting in the major decay of structural elements. Moisture intrusion can occur…

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Foundation Inspections


Knott Laboratory inspects foundations for damage as a result of expansive soils, soil settlement, ground water, domestic water, and construction defects. We are well familiar with the different…

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Roof Investigations


The functionality of a building can be compromised if the roofing membrane is subject to weather related damage, mechanical damage, improper installation, manufacturer’s defects, lack of proper…

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Rope Access Structural Assessments


Knott Laboratory utilizes mountaineering techniques to perform structural condition assessments of high-rise buildings, bridges, towers and steep roofs which are difficult to access via other…

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Structural Research and Testing


Knott Lab is constantly performing the cutting edge research and testing on a variety of standards, materials, and industries. Since 1982, Knott Lab has published various reports and research data…

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Interactive Community Mapping (ICM)


At Knott Laboratory, we have developed Interactive Community Mapping (ICM) to relay repair information, pictures, scheduling and construction details to home owners, property managers and…