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


Property / Community Managers

Full service engineering analysis for any size property or community.


Knott Laboratory is your resource if you have buildings with issues in building envelope, drainage, foundation cracks, water intrusion or mechanical systems failure. We work with property managers and reconstruction companies to deliver engineering reports and plans to get our client’s assets back to 100 percent. Our structural engineers specialize in restoration and have inspected and provided engineering plans for hundreds of properties nationwide.

To discuss your project, please contact Justin Bayer at jbayer@knottlab.com.

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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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Facility Condition Assessments


From residential to commercial properties, these assessments identify issues and ensure that a building is fit for its designed loading over time.

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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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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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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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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…