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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!
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
16 July

Choosing The Best Contractor For Your Next Construction Job (Part 1)

2022-07-18T10:00:43-07:00

How To Choose the right contractor for your next construction job Part 1 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!   Construction projects are often complicated enough, without adding to them the uncertainty and complexity of dealing with inexperienced or dishonest contractors.  Before you hire a construction [...]

Choosing The Best Contractor For Your Next Construction Job (Part 1)2022-07-18T10:00:43-07:00
16 June

Caissons, Retaining Walls and Foundations Groundwater Danger

2022-06-16T12:45:33-07:00

Why are Caissons, Retaining Walls and Foundations always in danger from intruding groundwater? In 2015, a construction worker standing at the edge of a caisson that was built to prevent groundwater from entering an excavation, was literally sucked down and trapped in crushed stone that surrounded the caisson.  In essence, groundwater seeped into the construction site and created a pressure differential between the outside and [...]

Caissons, Retaining Walls and Foundations Groundwater Danger2022-06-16T12:45:33-07:00
2 June

We Have Some Good News For Homes Built Without a Cripple Wall.

2022-06-05T21:23:19-07:00

If your home was built without a Cripple Wall, your earthquake retrofit will be simpler, more effective and less expensive! What is a Cripple Wall? Los Angeles homeowners who live in properties that do not have Cripple Walls, should count themselves lucky!  For such homeowners, an earthquake retrofit job will be quick, effective, and even less expensive! At this point you’re probably asking, what are [...]

We Have Some Good News For Homes Built Without a Cripple Wall.2022-06-05T21:23:19-07:00
15 May

California’s Mandatory Balcony Inspection Law May Cost You $$$

2022-05-19T11:58:47-07:00

If you are shopping for a condo, have you heard about California's Mandatory "Balcony Inspection Law"? (HINT: It May Cost You Big Bucks!) If you are in the market to buy a condo, then you really must pay attention to the State of California’s new mandatory condo Balcony Inspection Law!  This is because condo shoppers who don’t pay attention to this law, and don’t do [...]

California’s Mandatory Balcony Inspection Law May Cost You $$$2022-05-19T11:58:47-07:00
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