As a homeowner, you must be conscious of the unique nature of Residential Seismic Retrofitting. It can be a construction specialty. This is a one-of-a kind business. The work is hard and arduous due to the tight working conditions below older homes and we carry out comprehensive inspections to be sure our recommendations and price estimates are thorough. We go the added mile and provide you with a written report compiled by our professionals that you can rely on that accurately reflects your home's seismic safety status. The contractors, inspectors and construction teams at Earthquake Inspection are specialists in residential Earthquake Retrofitting; Home Bolting and Cripple Wall Bracing and have been considering that 2001. It really is our whole concentrate.
Some people still believe inside the myth that by leaving a foundation unbolted will enable the house to slip about a little and dissipate the power from a little earthquake. Not bolting your house in Southern California is like saying, “I don't have brakes on my auto because in case you put them on too challenging , you could bump your head”. Earthquake specialists in seismic style and construction guidance tell us, and have proven , that a properly anchored floor diagram uniformly distributes load, and actually strengthens the components throughout an earthquake.
Your home's foundation is really a frequent area of structural weakness. When concrete foundations are porous or crumbly, they will not supply sufficient strength to resist earthquakes. Unreinforced brick or stone masonry may possibly need to be replaced or strengthened. Seismic Safety will inspect your foundation, design , recommend and perform the work necessary to fix any foundation concerns.
Try to believe of one's foundation as a boat in an ocean of dirt. When the ocean moves, it moves the boat. If the deck isn't correctly connected to the hull the deck could slip into the ocean. Sliding failure is really a potential foundation issue if a residence isn't securely fastened towards the foundation. Floor sliding issues and failures can be prevented by the correct installation of foundation bolts and framing anchors.
Why choose Earthquake Inspection:
- Industry Leader
- Superior Customer Service
- Earthquake Retrofit/House Bolting
- Foundation Repair/Replacement
- Floor Leveling
- Site Drainage Issues
- Basic Earthquate Retrofit Applications