City Committee Urges Faster Pace for ‘Soft Story’ Retrofit Program Affecting Hundreds of Pasadena Buildings

A planned ordinance which will mandate the retrofitting by property owners of as many as 500 “soft-story” multi-family wood buildings […]


Things You Need To Know: The Los Angeles Ordinance #183893 has brought up many questions for building owners. “How do […]

LA City Council Committee Approves Exploration Of Seismic Retrofitting Fund

A Los Angeles City Council committee agreed Monday to explore ways of helping property owners finance costly seismic retrofits required […]

LA looks for ways to help property owners finance seismic retrofits

For years, Angelenos have heard that the “big one” is coming. But are buildings able to withstand 6.7 or greater […]

More than 800 West Hollywood buildings could collapse in a big quake

West Hollywood has identified more than 800 buildings that could be at risk of damage or collapse in a major […]

Los Angeles Wants Updates on Earthquake Retrofit Compliance

The LA council voted weekday to induce a full update on seismic retrofits needed by law in roughly fifteen thousand […]

L.A. to explore serving to property house owners get hold of earthquake retrofitting repairs

A LA(Los Angeles City) council committee in agreement in the week to explore ways in which of serving to property […]

Nearly 9,000 ‘soft-story’ buildings in LA still want earthquake retrofits

Los Angeles town officers and property house owners ar creating progress on retrofitting the categories of housing buildings that evidenced […]

All Soft Story Retrofit Services Under One Roof

The clock is ticking… We, as apartment building owners, are required to reinforce our soft story buildings within the next […]

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 […]