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1 March

What is retrofitting?


Simply stated, it's a process that ties a home together. It increase the resistance to earthquake damage and decreases the risk of injury. In short, it significantly strengthens the house.

What is retrofitting?2021-09-02T19:53:53-07:00
1 March

Is it expensive to have my home earthquake retrofitted?


Do you drive your car without insurance? If not, why would you live in a home that hasn’t been earthquake retrofitted? We can say with certainty that it is much more affordable to retrofit your home against earthquakes, than it is to repair your home after it is damaged in an earthquake! The standard earthquake retrofitting job may cost a few thousand dollars, but the [...]

Is it expensive to have my home earthquake retrofitted?2021-09-23T18:57:10-07:00
1 March

Are there different options and prices that I can choose from?


Yes, of course. There are a variety of options from you to choose from, all at various prices points that most home owners can afford. Weinstein Construction professionals can come to your home as soon as the next day for a free, no-obligation inspection and consultation. From there, we will give you as many different choices and prices to choose as are available, based upon [...]

Are there different options and prices that I can choose from?2021-09-17T19:45:59-07:00
23 February

Do I need a permit for this service?


Yes. You will need a permit for most earthquake retrofitting services. However, Weinstein Construction professionals will take care of the entire permitting process for you (unless of course, you would like to do it on your own). In most cases, home owners want us to make sure that all of the right permits are pulled correctly for the job we do.

Do I need a permit for this service?2021-09-02T19:33:31-07:00
23 February

How do I know if my home needs earthquake retrofitting?


If you home was built before the 1970s, then you may very well need earthquake retrofitting. Proper earthquake retrofitting in the greater Los Angeles was not a standard practice for most homes built before the 1970s. Moreover, even if your home was retrofitted in some fashion in the 1970s, or was even built after the 1970s, there's still a substantial chance that your home will [...]

How do I know if my home needs earthquake retrofitting?2021-09-27T19:05:53-07:00
23 February

How long does it take to get the job done?


Typically, your home will have protection in 1-3 days. Having said that, much depends on your home’s condition and what needs to be accomplished. This type of a job typically does not take a very long time to complete, and it will do so much good for your home. Don’t delay or take a chance that an earthquake will damage your home – call Weinstein [...]

How long does it take to get the job done?2021-09-02T19:42:52-07:00
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