The Importance Of Seismic Retrofitting

  Retrofitting Structures Earthquakes can be horrible. They don’t discriminate when it comes to buildings; even a structure without significant […]

An Overview Of Soft-Story Seismic Retrofitting

Soft-Story Buildings Earthquakes are bad for buildings, including the ones that survive them. Especially so for soft-story buildings, of which […]

The Need Of Earthquake Retrofitting In LA

Earthquake Retrofitting Recent studies say that California has entered a period of seismic activity and it has become an ‘earthquake […]

Landlords And Tenants To Share Retrofitting Cost In LA

Foundation Repair Los Angeles Putting an end to more than a year long debate to begin implementing mandatory seismic laws […]

How Earthquakes Affect Buildings

The commonness of seismic activity reports coming out these days is enough to make one think the planet is generally […]

Beware: Brick Chimneys Can Kill You

If you look at the stats, there have been several incidents in the past 50 years that saw brick chimneys […]

Why Should You Go For Soft Story Seismic Retrofitting

On 17 January 1994, an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Los Angeles. This quake came to be known as the […]

Seismic Ordinance and Soft Story Retrofit Program

Los Angeles has passed an ordinance to ensure soft story retrofit of weak buildings. The ordinance 183893 is meant to […]

How to Level a Concrete Foundation

Are the walls of your home cracked? Do you have doors that would not close or bulging floors? These can […]

Some Handy Methods For Earthquake Retrofitting

Earthquake retrofitting is the process of modification of the existing structures to make them more resistant to seismic activity, ground […]

Some FAQs on Earthquake Retrofitting

Many things come to our mind when talked about earthquake retrofitting, the usual ones being do I need an earthquake […]

Pros and Cons of Structural Retrofitting Using Fiber Reinforced Polymers

The manufacture of Fiber Reinforced Polymer technique came forth as a result of the recent developments in the field of […]

How to Keep your House Earthquake Proof

If you are living in an earthquake prone area, it is important to take advanced measures to keep your home […]

Seismic Retrofit Ordinance 183893

Ordinance 183893 was passed by the City of Los Angeles in 2015 to improve its seismic safety. This ordinance addresses […]

Retrofitting Your Home is Equal to Insurance Savings

Newly issued law and bond proposals have raised awareness among residents in California about the need for seismic retrofitting. The […]

Basics on Seismic Retrofitting of Historic Structures

Historic buildings are cultural assets, and they are worth preserving. Renovation and retrofitting of these buildings brings out several challenges, […]

Main Areas to be Considered for Retrofitting Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

Unreinforced masonry buildings are more vulnerable against a seismic activity. There are many such buildings in Los Angeles, with moderate […]

Retrofitting of Existing RCC Buildings by Jacketing

Jacketing of column is the method of adding transverse and longitudinal reinforcement around the existing columns in a building. The […]

Seismic Retrofit Ordinance – Things that Building Owners in LA Should Know

As per the latest reports, there are about 13,000 soft story apartment complexes in the City of Los Angeles, which […]

Different Processes Involved in Soft Story Retrofit

Soft story buildings get their names for having the first stories less rigid, when compared to the above stories. These […]