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5 Ways on How Seismic Retrofits can Improve Marketability

Having your building meet today’s earthquake safety and building standard is crucial and is a must. This is because in a high-risk place for earthquakes such as Los Angeles, California, one major shake could potentially destroy lives and livelihood. Let us discuss how upgrading your building’s ability to withstand earthquakes through soft story retrofitting and …

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How Investing in a Soft Story Retrofit for Your Los Angeles Apartment Building will Save You Money

Los Angeles Apartment buildings with a “soft story” in might need serious seismic retrofits. If you live in Los Angeles, you have to do everything that you can in order to prepare for the “Big One”. Since we cannot predict earthquakes, one thing you can do to prepare for a seismic shake is to get …

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Why Seismic Retrofits are Good for your Business

One way you can protect your investment is to check if your building is sitting on top of a liquefaction zone and see if seismic retrofits are a great solution. When your property sits on a liquefaction zone, your building is prone to damage and risk for your tenants and for you. Liquefaction is when …

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Soft Story Retrofitting and Other Ways You Can Prepare for an Earthquake

Earthquakes are a natural phenomenon, and according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, they can occur anywhere in California. As a business owner who owns a commercial property, not only do you have to make sure the structure of your property is strong enough to withstand an earthquake because of the loss it can …

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Why You Have to Get a Soft Story Retrofit Now More Than Ever

Homeowners and commercial building owners often think that they have a lot of time to prepare for “the Big One” or a massive earthquake that could destroy lives and pose a risk to our safety. Unfortunately, the recent report released by the Seismological Research Letters may beg to differ. Read along and consider getting a …

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Retrofit Companies Los Angeles: Is Your Company Using an Up to Date Fault Map?

On October 18th, in the early hours of the morning, Compton was rocked by a 3.7 earthquake. This magnitude is not enough to cause any substantial damage, thankfully. But the earthquake serves as a reminder that everyone in the San Fernando Valley should be prepared. If you haven’t begun your retrofit now is the time …

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Earthquake Retrofitting Santa Monica: Getting Ready for the Big One

The coastal town of Santa Monica lies on the Pacific Ocean, just 40 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. The city is best known for its pier which features an amusement park, arcade, and many tasty restaurants. Like most towns and cities in Southern California, it experiences its share of earthquakes. In 2017 the city …

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Everything You Need to Know About Earthquake Retrofitting Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the second-largest city in the US. Since it was established back in 1781, the city has accumulated a number of nicknames. Most people know the loose translation for the city’s name, City of Angels. Some of the lesser-known nicknames include the City of Sunshine and Flowers, La La Land, and Earthquake Central. …

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