Title Page – Report title, property owner’s name, property address, APN; author’s name, title, professional engineering registration seal, signature and date.
Project Description – Purpose and scope. Intent to re-use entire or partial foundation. Type of foundation system.
Photographs, Findings and Test Results – Include visual inspection, non-destructive testing and results, destructive testing and results, laboratory testing and results and photographic documentation. State major findings of investigation. Date(s) of site visit(s), testing, location of laboratory testing, etc.
Sketches/Drawings – A sketch of the foundation layout identifying locations of the damaged and discolored areas noted during visual observation. Identify locations of testing (e.g. Schmidt hammer test, pull test, coring, etc.)
Evaluation of Findings and Test Results – Engineering assessment of results.
Conclusions – Clearly state if the structural integrity is compromised or not. Clearly state if durability is affected and how.
Recommendations – Provide clear recommendations for any necessary remedial work to address the defects identified in the report and reference specific corresponding remediation details provided in the engineered plans. Include a summary of structural observations and special inspection requirements.