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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
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
1 May

Do You Love California Earthquakes?

2022-05-01T06:33:55-07:00

Los Angeles residents must face earthquake reality! As we approach the three-year anniversary of the 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake, we feel it is our duty yet again to bring to everyone’s attention the incredible danger that we all live under, in the Greater Los Angeles area.  Of course, this is the threat of another big earthquake shattering the calm of our sunny city. The Ridgecrest earthquake’s [...]

Do You Love California Earthquakes?2022-05-01T06:33:55-07:00
15 April

IMPORTANT: Weinstein Construction Launches A FREE Soft Story Retrofit Program

2022-04-15T19:46:07-07:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  IMPORTANT NEWS BULLETIN! Weinstein Construction, the leader in Los Angeles Soft Story Retrofits since 1977, is announcing a new free, no-obligation Soft Story Retrofit program for all eligible owners and managers of apartment buildings and commercial buildings in the Greater Los Angeles area! Each eligible Program participant will also qualify for additional, substantial discounts on various Soft Story Retrofitting project services – [...]

IMPORTANT: Weinstein Construction Launches A FREE Soft Story Retrofit Program2022-04-15T19:46:07-07:00
21 March

What’s the best time to check the foundation health of your home?

2022-03-21T21:27:32-07:00

Did the Winter of 2022 affect the condition of your home’s foundation? As Los Angeles homes weathered the effects of Winter 2022, it became apparent that the forecasts of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center (“NOAA”) were pretty much spot on!*   NOAA scientists had said that Los Angeles will continue to experience a “La Niña” weather pattern, with drier-than-average conditions, and [...]

What’s the best time to check the foundation health of your home?2022-03-21T21:27:32-07:00
28 February

UPDATED – California’s SB 721 & SB 326 Balcony Inspection Laws

2022-02-28T11:54:14-08:00

If you are a frequent reader of our blogs, then you may have already heard about the State of California’s new mandatory Balcony Inspection Laws, which have been “on the books” for a couple of years.  We are referring to California SB 721 and California SB 326, which were passed by the California legislature in response to the death of six UC Berkeley students after [...]

UPDATED – California’s SB 721 & SB 326 Balcony Inspection Laws2022-02-28T11:54:14-08:00
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