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The Latest Earthquake Serves as a Reminder Why the Soft-Story Retrofit Program is Needed

The city of Los Angeles rolled out their mandatory soft-story retrofit program after the devastation of the earthquake of 1994. The two back-to-back quakes that …

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Are the Soft-Story Retrofit Ordinances Enough to Protect My Building?

When the city of Los Angeles created its soft-story retrofit program it was done with the intention to prevent loss of life in the event …

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How the Tougher 2019 Seismic Ordinances can Affect Your Soft-Story Retrofit

Recently the Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC) Convention took place in Palm Desert, California. The SEAOC is the leading association for professional engineers both …

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Soft-Story Retrofits: More Lumber is the Key

Most property owners in Los Angeles are well aware of the Soft-Story Retrofit program by now. The program was rolled out in 2015 when the …

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR LOS ANGELES SOFT-STORY RETROFIT

Most Los Angeles landlords and building owners are aware of the Los Angeles soft-story retrofit ordinances. If you don’t know, two building policies were approved …

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WHAT ARE THE LOS ANGELES SOFT-STORY RETROFIT PERMITS

When you hire RetroFitting 360, we take the hassle out of acquiring your Los Angeles soft-story retrofit permits. Your experienced contractor will file all of …

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COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND THE ANSWERS ABOUT EARTHQUAKE RETROFITTING

Despite all of the information on the internet, and our blog, here at RetroFitting 360, we still get a lot of questions pertaining to earthquake …

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AM I IN NEED OF A LOS ANGELES SOFT-STORY BUILDING RETROFIT?

Los Angeles residents have been expecting “The Big One” for many years. For newcomers to the area, this refers to the next big earthquake to …

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WHAT IS THE LOS ANGELES SOFT-STORY RETROFIT PROCESS?

So you found your building on Los Angeles’ list of at-risk structures and want to know about the soft-story retrofit process? Then continue reading as …

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WHAT IS A LOS ANGELES SOFT STORY BUILDING?

The city of Los Angeles has the country’s largest seismic retrofit program which began in 2015. Getting your Los Angeles soft-story building retrofitted isn’t just …

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