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6 May

Soft Story Retrofit: What The Property Owners Need to Know

2019-04-19T11:48:14-07:00

Property owners in Los Angeles and several other tiers 1 and 2 municipalities are often confused about the process involved in soft story retrofit, also commonly referred to as seismic retrofit. Let us break it down for you. In areas where seismic activity is a concern, a few types of construction are more high-risk than others. Buildings that are “soft story” must fortify in order [...]

Soft Story Retrofit: What The Property Owners Need to Know2019-04-19T11:48:14-07:00
1 May

5 Reasons Why You Need Soft Story Retrofitting is Crucial

2021-03-25T20:42:45-07:00

Soft story buildings are prone to earthquakes and could result in substantial loss of lives, profits, and investments. Therefore, soft story retrofitting is crucial. In case of strong sideways motion during an earthquake, the weak supports in the “soft” levels could easily collapse. This can lead the upper stories to fall onto the lower ones. In 1994, the same kind of collapse was induced by [...]

5 Reasons Why You Need Soft Story Retrofitting is Crucial2021-03-25T20:42:45-07:00
29 April

Everything You Need to Know About Soft Story Retrofitting Process in Los Angeles

2021-03-25T20:42:44-07:00

If you are wondering how long a soft story retrofitting process take, this on-point, no-fluff guide is for you. First of all, the duration of the process depends on the existing way in which the LA building and safety regulations apply to the building structure. It also depends on how talented and experienced your licensed retrofitting architect is. If you are a building owner in [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Soft Story Retrofitting Process in Los Angeles2021-03-25T20:42:44-07:00
24 April

Methods of Residential Foundation Repair

2019-04-23T06:38:30-07:00

Foundation repair is not something you need on a regular basis, so most people don't know the process involved in residential foundation repair. Not the best Method for Marketing Unlike many other repair jobs, foundation repair is best left to professionals. Residential foundation repair is pretty common but because people don't need the service frequently, there is not much publicity or word-of-mouth going around. When [...]

Methods of Residential Foundation Repair2019-04-23T06:38:30-07:00
22 April

Things to Help You Estimate Residential Foundation Repair

2019-04-23T06:37:11-07:00

Damage to the foundation of a building is scary to every homeowner not because it makes the entire structure weak but what's the cost a lot in repair. Residential foundation repair is not uncommon. It isn't just old houses that need foundation repair. Houses as young as two years old can also need foundation repair for various reasons. Foundation problems can either be a result of [...]

Things to Help You Estimate Residential Foundation Repair2019-04-23T06:37:11-07:00
18 April

Signs You Need to Call Foundation Repair Specialists

2019-04-09T08:22:45-07:00

The foundation is not only the most important part of any structure but also the most vulnerable to damage. There are many signs you need to call a foundation repair specialist. Whether you experience heavy flooding, water accumulation, excessive moisture in the soil, or natural disasters like earthquakes, the foundation of a structure can be affected by even the slightest of things. Make the Call [...]

Signs You Need to Call Foundation Repair Specialists2019-04-09T08:22:45-07:00
16 April

How To Choose Residential Foundation Repair Service

2019-04-09T08:20:06-07:00

The foundation is what keeps any structure standing upright and strong. Not only is the foundation the first part to be built of any structure, it is also the most important. If there is any damage to the foundation the entire structure becomes weak and vulnerable to falling down at any time. You should make sure to assess your foundation in case you need a [...]

How To Choose Residential Foundation Repair Service2019-04-09T08:20:06-07:00
11 April

Soft Story Retrofit in Los Angeles: The Average Construction Costs

2021-03-25T20:39:44-07:00

One of the most common questions we get during a site assessment is how much will a soft story retrofit process cost? Let’s dive into that today. When the mandatory soft story retrofit program in Los Angeles became an ordinance (Ordinance 183893) in October 2015, it was difficult to calculate the construction costs. But ever since then, more than 1,000 multistory properties have been retrofitted [...]

Soft Story Retrofit in Los Angeles: The Average Construction Costs2021-03-25T20:39:44-07:00
9 April

Questions to Ask Foundation Repair Specialists

2019-04-09T08:28:33-07:00

Foundation repair is a challenging job. Foundation repair specialists usually have a ton of experience before they can attain some credibility. When you hire professionals to take a look at the foundation of your house and diagnose any problems, you must know the right questions to ask. There are things that no foundation repair contractor will tell you unless you ask. The answers to these [...]

Questions to Ask Foundation Repair Specialists2019-04-09T08:28:33-07:00
16 January

A Fan-Made Seahawks Earthquake is Shaking Things Up

2019-01-24T14:39:52-08:00

What's That Rattle in Seattle? A Seismic Celebration! You may have heard about the recent wave -- please excuse the earthquake pun -- of rocking, rolling, stomping, hooting, and hollering amongst Seahawk fans inside the CenturyLink Field stadium in Seattle. This vibrant activity has been enough to be felt blocks away from the stadium and even to set off local seismic sensors in the [...]

A Fan-Made Seahawks Earthquake is Shaking Things Up2019-01-24T14:39:52-08:00
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