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About Weinstein Construction

Weinstein Construction Corporation is a family-owned business located right in the heart of “Earthquake Country,” the San Fernando Valley! Our company was established in 1977 by its owner and president, Itzcik Weinstein, who himself is a local homeowner, as well as husband, father, and a general contractor to residents of the greater Los Angeles region. Itzcik and his team bring a unique commitment to every job, leveraging their many decades of knowledge, experience, and a “can do” attitude to meet every client’s needs. No job is too small, and we will always offer you the best possible solution at a fair price!
2 February

What Have We Learned From the 1994 Northridge, CA Earthquake

2023-02-02T14:11:25-08:00

It has been nearly three decades since the January 17, 1994 Northridge earthquake, and the question on the minds of millions of Los Angelinos is:  are we safer today than we were back then?  Are the lives of our loved ones secure?  Are our homes and commercial businesses safe?  The answer to these questions is, unfortunately, more complex than one would hope…* Let’s start with [...]

What Have We Learned From the 1994 Northridge, CA Earthquake2023-02-02T14:11:25-08:00
23 January

Balcony Inspection and Repair Project Scope of Work

2023-01-26T18:27:41-08:00

Here at Weinstein Construction, we are always hard at work putting together helpful information for our clients, and especially the specific details of each project’s scope of work.  As such, we thought it would be helpful for owners of multi-unit residential apartment buildings, as well as for a home owner’s association of a condo building, to learn more about what a typical scope of [...]

Balcony Inspection and Repair Project Scope of Work2023-01-26T18:27:41-08:00
15 January

How Much Does A Balcony Inspection or Balcony Repair Cost?

2023-01-15T20:02:03-08:00

If you are the owner of a Los Angeles multi-unit residential apartment building, or the home association of a condo building, you are probably familiar by now with California Senate Bills 326 and 721, otherwise known as the “Balcony Inspection Laws”.  These two new laws require mandatory safety inspections and repair of damaged balconies, decks, stairs, catwalks, and other “Exterior Elevated Elements” (also called “EEE”). [...]

How Much Does A Balcony Inspection or Balcony Repair Cost?2023-01-15T20:02:03-08:00
3 December

Complying with California’s Balcony Inspection Law UPDATE.

2022-12-07T07:57:54-08:00

If you are the owner of a multi-unit residential apartment building, then there is a pretty good chance that you have already heard about the new California Senate Bill 721, otherwise known as the “California Balcony Inspection Law”! Much in the same way that the City of Los Angeles today requires earthquake retrofitting for “Soft Story” buildings that are vulnerable to earthquake damage, the new [...]

Complying with California’s Balcony Inspection Law UPDATE.2022-12-07T07:57:54-08:00
22 November

EBB Program – Safeguard your home from a devastating earthquake!

2022-11-23T23:39:21-08:00

Everyone who lives in Los Angeles knows that the city typically experiences a huge earthquake every 100 years. We are today, long overdue for the next Big One! According to the U.S. Geological Survey*, Los Angeles has a 60% chance of experiencing a large earthquake in the next 30 years! The degree to which a large quake can be catastrophic must not be understated. [...]

EBB Program – Safeguard your home from a devastating earthquake!2022-11-23T23:39:21-08:00
2 November

EBB Grant Program – Have You Ever Turned Down Free Money?

2022-11-02T13:48:21-07:00

Most people go through life without anyone ever giving them $3,000 in cash without any catch, right?  And you would never expect the government to be handing out $3,000 checks to citizens, right?  Well, we are happy to report that this is happening in our great city of Los Angeles, a couple of times a year!  Although Halloween was just a couple of days [...]

EBB Grant Program – Have You Ever Turned Down Free Money?2022-11-02T13:48:21-07:00
13 October

IMMEDIATE RELEASE! Free EBB Government Seismic Retrofitting Grants

2022-10-15T14:50:59-07:00

At Weinstein Construction, we are very excited to inform all our neighbors and friends that the California Earthquake Authority retrofitting grant program is opening back up on October 18, 2022, to take applications from Greater Los Angeles homeowners, and that Weinstein Construction remains an approved contractor for this program! The Earthquake Brace + Bolt Program The “Earthquake Brace + Bolt” (“EBB”) is a state-funded program [...]

IMMEDIATE RELEASE! Free EBB Government Seismic Retrofitting Grants2022-10-15T14:50:59-07:00
26 August

Do you think “The Big one” is an earthquake? Find out why it’s not. (Part 2)

2022-08-25T20:35:53-07:00

What is this blog about? As we discussed last week, at Weinstein Construction, we monitor closely all data sources for interesting news about issues that affect homeowners and their families.  About 10 days ago, we came across some scientific predictions which made us very concerned:  a natural disaster that can happen in California on a scale that is “larger than any in world history” [...]

Do you think “The Big one” is an earthquake? Find out why it’s not. (Part 2)2022-08-25T20:35:53-07:00
17 August

Do you think “The Big one” is an earthquake? Find out why it’s not. (Part 1)

2022-08-19T08:36:44-07:00

What did we see that alarmed us? Here at Weinstein Construction, we monitor continuously all news sources for relevant scientific and construction industry-related intelligence.  We do this so that we can bring you, our clients, the most up-to-date advice on how to protect your homes and families. Over the past few days, we have come across some scientific predictions which make us very concerned [...]

Do you think “The Big one” is an earthquake? Find out why it’s not. (Part 1)2022-08-19T08:36:44-07:00
22 July

Choosing The Best Contractor For Your Next Construction Job (Part 2)

2022-07-18T10:05:53-07:00

How To Choose the right contractor for your next construction job Part 2 Last week’s choosing the right contractor blog explained how undertaking a construction project on your home or commercial property can be a stressful and unpleasant experience, if you choose the wrong contractor for the job!   If you end up hiring the wrong construction company, your project can suffer delays or be seriously [...]

Choosing The Best Contractor For Your Next Construction Job (Part 2)2022-07-18T10:05:53-07:00
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