Obsidian, Inc.

4.82 |36 Verified Ratings
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Obsidian, Inc.

4.82 | 36 Verified Ratings
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515 North 22nd Street
Richmond, VA 23223
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Obsidian, Inc.

A professional engineering practice focused on solving problems

We have been providing professional engineering services in the Richmond, Virginia area since 2001. Our Residential Services Include: Structural Engineering, Residential Home Inspections, Real estate structural inspections, House Plans and Renovation Plans, Building Permits, Foundation Studies, Richmond C.A.R. Guidance, DHR Historic Tax Credit Guidance, and Wall Removal/Beam Sizing anywhere in the State of Virginia. Other Engineering Services Include: Land Development, Planning and Zoning, Erosion and Sediment Controls Plans, and Storm Water Management Plans.


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Service Area

  • Richmond
  • Henrico
  • Midlothian
  • Glen Allen
  • Mechanicsville
  • Ashland
  • Chester

Services Offered

Architects & Engineers
  • Structural Engineer

Areas of Expertise

  • Structural Engineering and Inspection
  • Historic Homes, Renovation and Building Permit Plans
  • Alternative Septic System Design
  • Site and Land Development
  • Erosion & Sediment Control, Stormwater Management

Quick Facts

Business Hours
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 1997
State Licensing
Trade: Engineer
License #: 0402021973
Expiration: 01-31-2023
Trade: Engineer Firm
License #: 0407005919
Expiration: 12-31-2023
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5.0   |  
Great experience. Timely, friendly and courteous. Received detailed plans for improvements.
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5.0   |  
Justin and Charlie were both personable and knowledgeable. They explained clearly why my foundation was sagging and how to prevent further damage. In addition to easing my mind by assuring me that my house was not going to collapse, they also provided me with a schematic for a new drainage system that I may be able to install myself.
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5.0   |  
Charlie and Justin came out. They were very thorough. They addressed my concerns, offered advice, and prepared a very detailed report. I am very impressed and recommend without reservation.
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The guys from Obsidian came for one issue that was a non-issue, and pointed out how water around my house was slowly damaging to the structure of the home. They did not try to sell me anything, and solely wanted me to understand how I could improve the water flow around my home. I am a gardener and they suggested a rain garden with the rerouting of my water, which was wonderful! They pointed out the damage, which was noticeable. The first structural engineering firm I had was all about sales, never pointed out the water issue, and said the cracks in the interior walls needed to be fixed immediately, and I could call JES. Obsidian was all about making sure my home stands in a healthy way for many years to come! They said the cracks in my walls were repaired prior to me moving in and had just reopened -- no big deal but normal settling (1963 home). They are honest and ethical and I would call them again in a heartbeat!
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They were very professional and very thorough. They went over all of their findings that they were going to include in their written report and made sure I understood everything. They even made suggestions on how to improve things in the home that I had not even thought were a problem. I've had engineers want to charge much more and offer a whole lot less! Highly recommended.
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5.0   |  
Very professional and very thorough. Wish I had consulted with them before starting other remodeling jobs
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They came out to inspect an issue with my home. They were professional and thorough. They took the time to explain everything to me. I would HIGHLY recommend this company this company. They are awesome!!
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Charlie was thorough and knowledgeable. Report was timely given and made recommendations for general contractors. Highly recommend them.
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