Los Angeles, California Soft Story Earthquake Retrofits & Retrofitting

Soft Story Earthquake Retrofit & Seismic Retrofitting In Los Ageles, California

There are an estimated 19,000 soft story structures in Los Angeles, California alone; retrofitting these structures to become earthquake resistant buildings is in the process of becoming mandatory by LA City.

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On average there are 1,000 California earthquakes every year. Cities in the region are mandating that property owners earthquake proof their house to safeguard residents from harm. Mega Builders, Inc. has been called in many times to reinforce older Los Angeles, California soft story buildings via a seismic retrofit to bring them up to par with today’s far stricter building codes.

Each building must be individually evaluated. Mega Builders carefully inspects the building to isolate the most practical and cost efficient solution. Utilizing our decades of experience, we are able to design and engineer in a way that saves on the construction costs.

The most common solutions utilized: steel moment frames and plywood shear walls (strengthening existing walls), along with foundation repair, foundation bolt (enhancing the base), foundation reinforcement, wall reinforcement, beams reinforcing, and ceiling reinforcing. This adds the proper support that the structure will need against Los Angeles, CA seismic activity. As each property is unique, all retrofits must be customized for each building’s needs. Mega Builders will design, engineer, and acquire the permitting needed and retrofit the structure, all in-house.

Our team is highly-qualified and has extensive experience with complex soft story retrofitting in Los Angeles, California. Call us to schedule an appointment & receive a free price quote Today!  (310) 508-7085

Mega Builder Inc., construction company providing earthquake retrofitting & soft story retrofits in Los Angeles, California. Servicing each individual area of Los Angeles: Encino, Woodland Hills, Tarzana, Calabasas,  Los Angeles, Northridge, Chatsworth, Porter Ranch, Canoga Park, Mission Hills,  Beverly Hills, North Hills, San fernando Valley for over 21yrs.

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