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!
9 October

Tips To Pick A Balcony Inspection And Repair Contractor in LA – 4 Part Series

2023-10-18T06:37:17-07:00

This is the second blog in a series of four blogs that we will publish over the next few weeks, all having to do with the upcoming mandatory obligation of owners of multi-family residential apartment buildings and condominiums in the City of Los Angeles to conduct a thorough safety inspection and repair (if necessary) of their buildings’ wood-framed balconies and other exterior elevated elements (“EEE”) [...]

Tips To Pick A Balcony Inspection And Repair Contractor in LA – 4 Part Series2023-10-18T06:37:17-07:00
29 September

Importance of Balcony Inspections in LA – 4 Part Series

2023-09-29T07:34:06-07:00

This is the first blog in a series of four blogs that we will publish over the next few weeks, all having to do with the upcoming legal requirement for residential and commercial apartment buildings in the City of Los Angeles to undertake mandatory safety inspections of balconies and other exterior elevated elements (“EEE”) such as decks, stairways, and walkways, and to repair such EEE, [...]

Importance of Balcony Inspections in LA – 4 Part Series2023-09-29T07:34:06-07:00
29 August

Waterproofing Your Basement: A Step-by-Step Homeowner’s Guide

2023-08-29T09:50:15-07:00

Why does my home need basement waterproofing? As you well know, in just the last six months, multiple severe rain events hit Southern California homeowners like a sledgehammer.  Homeowners in the Greater Los Angeles area were particularly hard-hit by days and days of “atmospheric rivers” in March 2023, and then again, another knock-out punch by Tropical Storm Hillary, which hit in August of the same [...]

Waterproofing Your Basement: A Step-by-Step Homeowner’s Guide2023-08-29T09:50:15-07:00
16 August

Residents of Greater Los Angeles Apartments or Condos – Important Information

2023-08-17T13:36:06-07:00

If you live in a residential apartment building or a condo building in Greater Los Angeles, you probably also have an outside balcony which provides you with an outdoor recreational space.  Moreover, your building probably also has multiple other “exterior elevated elements” (“EEE”) in the form of decks, stairways, and walkways, which rely in whole or in part on wood structural supports. All balconies and [...]

Residents of Greater Los Angeles Apartments or Condos – Important Information2023-08-17T13:36:06-07:00
18 July

Earthquake Soft Story (ESS) Grant Program is Here

2023-11-06T08:08:03-08:00

On April 25, 2023, registration opened for the Earthquake Soft Story (“ESS”) pilot program!  This unique government program offers free-money grants of up to $13,000 to eligible Los Angeles homeowners that goes toward a seismic retrofit of their “Soft Story” home, which is defined as a home with at least one floor of living space that is built above a garage.  Such homes are especially [...]

Earthquake Soft Story (ESS) Grant Program is Here2023-11-06T08:08:03-08:00
20 June

Balcony Repair Inspections in California: What You Need To Know

2023-10-10T14:29:23-07:00

As a reader of Weinstein Construction’s blogs, you are likely already aware of California Senate Bills 326 and 721, also known as the Balcony Repair Inspection Laws.  These laws require that Los Angeles owners of a multi-unit residential apartment building, or a Condominium association of a condo building, conduct a balcony safety inspection for their building and repair any damaged balconies, decks, stairs, catwalks, and [...]

Balcony Repair Inspections in California: What You Need To Know2023-10-10T14:29:23-07:00
23 May

Balcony Repair Cost: What You Need to Know To Save Money

2023-10-10T14:30:10-07:00

At Weinstein Construction, we are one of the few experienced balcony repair contractors in the City of Los Angeles and surrounding areas.  We know that as part of your process for budgeting for EEE inspection and balcony repairs, what is top of mind for you is not only how to choose the right contractor for the job, but also how much your balcony repair cost [...]

Balcony Repair Cost: What You Need to Know To Save Money2023-10-10T14:30:10-07:00
15 May

Top 5 Reasons To Get Your Balcony Inspected and Repaired Today!

2023-10-10T14:31:30-07:00

Many owners of multi-unit residential apartment buildings and condominium associations are by now familiar with California’s new “Balcony Inspection Laws” (SB 721 and SB 326), which have been “on the books” for a few years now and have mandatory compliance requirements.  You should definitely review the Balcony Inspection law requirements of these laws if you are not familiar with them!  For those apartment building and [...]

Top 5 Reasons To Get Your Balcony Inspected and Repaired Today!2023-10-10T14:31:30-07:00
3 May

Top 5 Reasons To Check Your Home’s Crawl Space Today

2023-05-03T03:39:18-07:00

As our Los Angeles homes slowly dry out after some incredibly heavy rains, we wanted to remind all our clients and friends that there are some incredibly important reasons for every homeowner to be aware of what is happening inside their home’s crawl space, which is that shallow, unfinished area beneath the first floor of a home. We constantly hear folks say, “I don’t live [...]

Top 5 Reasons To Check Your Home’s Crawl Space Today2023-05-03T03:39:18-07:00
15 April

Important Apartment Building Earthquake Retrofitting Requirements

2023-04-16T07:22:22-07:00

Greater Los Angeles Soft Story retrofitting History Almost eight years ago, the City of Los Angeles passed two landmark Soft Story retrofit ordinances to help ensure that when the next earthquakes hit, residential condo and apartment buildings would be more structurally sound.  Such multi-story buildings are called Soft Story structures, because they typically have large open spaces on their flimsy first or second floors, instead [...]

Important Apartment Building Earthquake Retrofitting Requirements2023-04-16T07:22:22-07:00
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