Southern Loss Association Articles

Retaining Wall Failures

How many times have you passed a beautiful residential development or home and noticed a retaining wall that is starting to tilt or has failed. You may often wonder why these sorts of problems occur and what can be done to prevent them. Remember that retaining walls provide lateral support to vertical slopes of soil, … Read more

Why Would I Use a Language Service Company?

Why Would I Use a Language Service Company? The United States Census Bureau predicts that by the year 2050, Hispanics will represent one out of every four persons in the United States, up from about one in eight in 2000. Driven largely by immigration, this dramatic growth in the Hispanic population will continue to present … Read more

Excessive Carpet Filtration and Staining From Burned Insulation

Carpet filtration (i.e. filtration soiling) is a well known phenomenon by carpet manufacturers and carpet cleaners. The evidence of carpet filtration is the grayish staining around exterior baseboards, the edge of stairs, and under doors that remain closed most of the time. When air is forced into a room, the air usually escapes at these … Read more

Dispute Resolutions and Residential Construction

Dispute Resolutions and Residential Construction Alternative Dispute Resolutions and Residential Construction Defects The Georgia Contractor’s Relief Act of 2004 In 2004, the Georgia Legislature enacted a series of statutes that were purportedly intended to facilitate dispute resolution and reduce the need for litigation when construction defects occur in residential property. To affect this purpose, the … Read more

Mold Tips

Solve moisture problems before they become mold problems. Mold can grow within 24- 48 hours of the initial water problem. Remember that every mold problem is a water problem first. The mix of mold indoors should be less than the mix of mold outside. Install a whole-house/building dehumidifier, ventilator, and filtration. system in parallel with … Read more

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National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) -

International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP) -

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Property & Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) -

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