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INTELLIGENT DESIGN ENGINEERING

5.0

(170) Verified Reviews

Founded 2007 • With Angi since September 2010

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  • Trade License Number
  • 32627
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  • NC
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  • North Carolina Board for Engineers and Surveyors
  • Trade License Expiration
  • 12/31/2021
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Hours

Monday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Company Contact

1945 J N Pease Pl Ste 204

Charlotte, NC 28262

Description

** FEATURED IN ANGIE'S LIST MAGAZINE AS A 2011 BEST CONTRACTOR ** We are a Residential Structural Engineering Firm based in Charlotte, NC specializing in Structural Inspections and Residential Designs. From evaluating foundation cracks and wood damage during on-site structural inspections, to calculating beam sizes to replace bearing walls for renovations, to designing new 20,000 sq. ft. residential homes from the ground up.we do it all! Not only do we perform a forensic analysis of the symptoms during our structural inspections, we provide recommended structural repairs so that you can obtain equitable bids from your choice of contractors. As licensed Professional Engineers, our knowledge of structures in both the field and in design separates us from our competition because it allows us to provide feasible and cost effective solutions. We understand the importance of time, and we pride ourselves on quick turnaround times, quality work, and award winning customer service....

Verified Reviews

5.0

(170) Verified Reviews

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Rating Details

Price

4.7

Professionalism

5.0

Punctuality

5.0

Quality

5.0

Responsiveness

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structural engineering (161)home inspection (33)foundation repair (20)architect (10)
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5.0

06/01/2021

Patric arrived at the appointed time. He was very professional and after the inspection he explained in laymen's terms the condition of the foundation and his recommended solutions.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Inspect structural integrity of faundation

CATEGORY home inspection,structural engineer

COST $500

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 05/04/2021

5.0

10/30/2020

After a little miscommunication at the beginning, Marcel was quick to make sure things were handled. His service was prompt and thorough.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
I needed a crack in my foundation inspected.

CATEGORY home inspection

COST $450

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 09/29/2020

5.0

08/07/2020

Joe Calvo with IDE provided the necessary specifications in a timely manner and was always readily available to provide guidance as we completed the project. He was a pleasure to deal with and we look forward to engaging him and his team in the future.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Provide structural engineering specifications for renovation project.

CATEGORY structural engineer

COST $650

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 05/18/2020

5.0

07/29/2020

Very well. They examined the house, thoroughly, inside, out and underneath. They made of list of recommendations for me to pursue to keep my 51 year old home from deteriorating any further.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
I needed an assessment of my house, due to crack in the brick.

CATEGORY structural engineer

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 07/08/2020

5.0

06/18/2020

Working with Intelligent Design Engineering was a great experience. We are remolding 2 bathrooms and a master closet in our historical 1920's home. Joe did a thorough inspection of our space and explained his findings in terms we could understand. When he left, we had a clear understanding as to what would make our space structurally safe and sound. The best part of starting with this process is w...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Structural inspection for 2 bathrooms and a master closet remodel

CATEGORY architect

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 05/29/2020

5.0

02/09/2020

This is the second time we hired Joe Calvo at Intelligent Design Engineering. Joe exuded confidence and expertise on engineering our home plans as well as on our barn which supports a solar panels array. His communication is spot-on direct and follow-up. He met us at our house to review the plans as well as several conference calls, emails and texts. He wants to schedule a meeting with the framer ...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Complete engineering on ou home plans

CATEGORY structural engineer

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 02/09/2020

5.0

12/10/2019

Joe came out and the time we had discussed and was super friendly, very personable, and professional. He had my sketches drafted sooner than agreed. All in all, great experience!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
I am working on adding a new deck to an existing structure and will be adding a roof. I was advised I would need this designed by an engineer to ensure it is structurally sound.

CATEGORY architect

COST $1,300

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 11/22/2019

5.0

12/04/2019

Daniel arrived at scheduled time and did analysis of structural problem. He discussed his findings and recommendations while he was here. He was thorough and professional. I received the written report ahead of schedule. The cost of service was reasonable - even a little less than expected. This review is to replace an earlier review I submitted when I didn't get a timely call back from my initial...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Evaluate crack in foundation / house

CATEGORY structural engineer

COST $450

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 11/20/2019

5.0

11/11/2019

Very good. Daniel was able to explain causes and provide recommendations to resolve our issues. Provided written report with drawings/pictures quicker than committed. Would hire again, and would recommend.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Evaluate crack in brick veneer for foundation integrity

CATEGORY home inspection,structural engineer,foundation repair

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 11/11/2019

5.0

09/20/2019

Very well. Initially had difficulty getting in touch with them, but once the appointment was set, the engineer was very punctual and thorough with his analysis.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Engineering report on cracked foundation wall.

CATEGORY structural engineer

COST $700

SERVICES PERFORMED? Yes

HIRE AGAIN? Yes

WORK COMPLETED ON 09/11/2019

Services Offered

Residential Structural Inspections and Design, Foundation Design and Repair Plans, Building Repair Analysis, House Plan Design, Framing Inspections

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Emergency Service
No
Warranties
Yes