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DPIS Builder Services Acquires The Ei Companies To Deliver Wider Range Of Services Nationwide-

DPIS | | Nov. 11, 2020
Combined company is now the largest provider of engineering and inspection services to single-family homebuilders in the United States.

DPIS Raises $17,000 for Red Cross in Supporting the Pandemic-

DPIS | | Jun. 03, 2020
DPIS is proud to share they have raised $17,000 to assist the Red Cross in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

3 Lumber Related Ways to Reduce Build Costs-

DPIS | Make Your DP Smile | Sep. 26, 2018
Is the increasing cost of lumber affecting your bottom line? According to the National Association of Home Builders, framing lumber, including installation costs, accounts for about 18% of the average home’s build price. And with new tariffs on Canadian softwood, that percentage is increasing.

4 Costly Errors our Home Inspectors Have Prevented-

DPIS | Reduce Warranty Costs | Sep. 26, 2018
When you build hundreds of homes with massive crews, errors can happen. That’s why high-volume homebuilders trust DPIS. Our home inspectors preemptively identify and help solve common and not-so-common errors, so your crews can build homes faster and with fewer warranty issues.

Barrier Beams Will Leave You High and Dry-

DPIS | Decrease Build Times | Sep. 13, 2018
Building on high plasticity soil comes with the risk of foundation issues like cracking, tilting or even flooding. Many builders address these issues with soil injections, superficially filling the soil to near its maximum water retention level, but using barrier beams can be more cost-effective. 

An Inside Look at the DPIS Web Tool Featuring Trade Summaries-

DPIS | Make Your DP Smile | Sep. 13, 2018
We asked homebuilders throughout the region what they needed from a full-service engineering and inspection partner to speed up builds and reduce expenses. The most common answer was real-time insights.

Save 15% on Lumber by Doing this One Simple Thing-

DPIS | Make Your DP Smile | Aug. 13, 2018
Massive shortages have been reported for framing lumber this year, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Lumber costs are steadily on the rise and it doesn’t look like there will be relief any time soon. Home builders are eager for solutions that can reduce lumber costs without sacrificing quality or structural integrity. One popular […]

Pinchin' Tails Event Was A Huge Success-

DPIS | | May. 02, 2018
Our Pinchin’ Tails Event last Friday was a blast! We are so excited to have raised $25,000 for HomeAid Houston, we can’t think of a worthier cause than building shelters for Houston’s homeless, nor better people to do it.

DPIS Engineering earns the Energy Star® Partner of the Year Award-

DPIS | DPIS News | Nov. 10, 2017
For the second year in a row, DPIS Engineering is honored to be a recipient of the 2017 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for excellence as a Home Energy Rater! We’ve been an ENERGY STAR® partner for over 14 years, during which time we’ve verified more than 67,000 ENERGY STAR®-certified homes while developing and implementing strategies to help home […]

Builder Explains Why Inspection Quality Matters-

DPIS | Reduce Warranty Costs | Oct. 20, 2017
We recently asked our client First America Homes about why they choose to work with the DPIS team. Here's what Dave Barnhart, Division President of First America Homes / Signorelli Homes had to say about his experience:

How to Get Instant Data on Construction Progress-

DPIS | Make Your DP Smile | Oct. 19, 2017
Let’s face it. The construction process is fast and furious out on the site. Your construction managers cannot be at every address, every day. However, with the DPIS web tool, you are directly connected to instant information about what is going on in the field. This will allow your purchasing teams to make more educated decisions about their trades.
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