Earthquake Retrofitting in Los Angeles

What You Should Know about Earthquake Retrofitting in Los Angeles

If you are considering buying a home in Southern California, or if you already own a home in the area, making sure that the home is safe and secure against any potential seismic activity is important to you. Your home is your most costly asset, and protecting it means protecting your family and your investment…

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Importance and Legality of Seismic Retrofitting in Los Angeles

California is a seismically active region. And while large earthquakes are rare, they can occur. The massive 8.2 earthquake that shook Mexico last September is an antecedent to keep in mind. It’s a reminder of the importance and legality of seismic retrofitting in Los Angeles. Retrofitting is mandatory for big buildings in the city. This…

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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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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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