If you are remodeling, you will need the expertise of a structural engineer. To find one based in and around Indianapolis, please reach out to one of the vendors below. A house is constructed based on many factors, including wind and gravity, to ensure safety. You should hire a structural engineer if you are building an addition, changing the layout, or there is structural damage (such as from termites). If you suspect that the house you are buying or selling has structural damage, a licensed engineer will be able to assess the situation.