Los Angeles Retrofit and Construction Services

Strengthen Your Home with Los Angeles Retrofit and Construction Services

As a homeowner in Southern California, you are aware of the ever-present dangers life in the area presents. While the beauty of the area and fantastic weather make life wonderful, there is always the potential for a calamity like an earthquake when you live in this part of the country. Preparedness is a key for…

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Soft Story Retrofit

Locating a Soft Story Retrofit Company in Los Angeles

Recent changes in the building ordinances in the city of Los Angeles can affect you as the owner of an apartment building, office building or residential property. Buildings that are noted as “soft story,” indicating that they have areas of habitable rooms above an area such as a porch, a garage or a carport that…

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Commercial Contractor in Los Angeles

Commercial Retrofitting

Tilt-Up Earthquake Retrofitting / Unreinforced Masonry Buildings / Office Building Retrofitting/ Retrofitting Construction Company 1- Apartment Building Soft Story The 1994 Northridge earthquake left many apartment complexes collapsed at the soft story portion. LARC Retrofitting Systems specializes in soft story reinforcement and can strengthen any multifamily apartment complex so that when the Big One strikes, your…

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repair your homes or buildings foundations issues

What kind of solution is best for my property foundation issues?

There are many solutions and methods to improve or repair your homes or buildings foundations issues. Whether it’s repairing an existing foundation or replacing it, there are different options. This process all begins with deciphering the exact problem occurring in your home or building. You must start by making any visual observations of differences you…

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built strong foundation repair

Built Strong Foundation Repair

Having inspected thousands of structures and seeing the devastating damage earthquakes can do, we were founded with the goal of making the Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County a safer place to live. LARC foundation contractors specialize in foundation repair, foundation evaluation, earthquake retrofitting and house bolting and house leveling. Foundations may need repair…

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Seismic Retrofitting Los Angeles

Why Every Home In Los Angeles Needs Earthquake Retrofitting

If you live in Los Angeles, retrofitting your home for an earthquake is imperative. The next big earthquake could kill 2,000 to 50,000 people and displace thousands of others, which means many will lose their place of residence if their homes are not properly retrofitted. If you can retrofit your home to make sure it…

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soft story retrofit

Soft Story Retrofit Los Angeles California

In most earthquakes, many reinforced concrete structures suffer from minor to catastrophic damage. The most commonly observed damage is cracking and falling of the walls. But the most striking of these observations is the structural failures of multi-story buildings which have soft ground floors used for parking, called the “soft story.”Since buildings with sound construction…

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