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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 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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