The Importance of Seismic Retrofitting Before An Earthquake

Earthquakes, especially major ones, are dangerous, inevitable, and a fact of life in some parts of the United States. Sooner or later another “big…


Non-Structural Earthquake Hazards

There have been many people affected by earthquakes. However, there are many hazards that the average homeowner should be aware of. Let’s look at…


Earthquakes are a Reality

 What level of retrofit is required? Pursuant to LABC Section 3405.3, the damaged bearing walls shall be repaired to support the dead and live load…


Los Angeles Seismic Retrofit Program Cost Recovery Guide for Apartment Owners

This program caters to the Tenant Habitability Plan & Cost Recovery Guide for Property Owners. Foundation Technology informs its customers that…


Soft Story Retrofit

Soft Story “But what about my tenants?” That’s one of the first questions most building owners will ask when they receive the notice to comply with…


Foundation Repair Methods: Seismic Retrofitting

A Look at Common Foundation Repair Methods: Seismic Retrofitting Seismic retrofitting is a foundation repair method that involves the modification of…


How to protect your home from an Earthquake in California

Part of enjoying the California life involves dealing with the unpredictability of earthquakes. Unfortunately, you never know when one might strike,…


Does Your Home Need Earthquake Retrofitting in Los Angeles?

If built prior to the year 2000, than your home or building definitely needs earthquake retrofitting. The first, and most important step of…