Blog

Soft Story Retrofit

Why Seismic Retrofitting is Important

Everyone knows that earthquakes can be one of the most horrible things around. When it comes to buildings, earthquakes don’t take it easy on them …

Read More
Soft Story Retrofit

Who Needs an LA Earthquake Retrofit Contractor?

It was in 2016 that the city of Los Angeles had established mandatory standards for its soft-story buildings. There was a large concern about the …

Read More
Soft Story Retrofit

What Soft-Story Building Owners Need to Know

It was in January of 1994 that a 6.7 magnitude earthquake had hit Los Angeles. This was known as the Northridge Earthquake. It was then …

Read More
Soft Story Retrofit

Soft-Story Retrofit Program In Los Angeles

A lot of the properties including your commercial buildings and apartments have what is known as a soft-story condition. These properties are going to need …

Read More
Soft Story Retrofit

3 Things You Must Check Before Choosing a Retrofit Contractor

When you are thinking about choosing a retrofit contractor in the Los Angeles area, you need to check that they have the following, experience, references, …

Read More
Soft Story Retrofit

What Is the Required Los Angeles Soft-Story Retrofit Ordinance?

In November of 2015, the city of Los Angeles approved the 183893 ordinances. This was the implementation of the seismic code regulations for soft-story buildings. …

Read More
Soft Story Retrofit

What is a Soft-Story Building?

It is important that you know that soft-story retrofitting in Los Angeles is now required under the law. Retrofit1 is a licensed contractor in California …

Read More
Soft Story Retrofit

Soft-Story Retrofit Los Angeles Construction Advice

You got the plans approved for your seismic retrofit. You have your permits in your hand and you are ready for soft-story retrofit Los Angeles. …

Read More
Soft Story Retrofit

Soft story retrofitting process in LA – step-by-step

Most of you will already know that there are over 13,000 soft-story buildings in LA. These homes and buildings will require soft-story retrofitting Los Angeles. …

Read More
Soft Story Retrofit

Soft Story Retrofitting in Los Angeles

What is a Los Angeles Soft Story Retrofit in a Nut Shell? Here’s an easy way to answer the question about whether or not your …

Read More