Is Your Home Safe in an Earthquake?

Julian Construction, Inc., (http://www.julianconstruction.com), a foundation repair and construction company in Los Angeles, is releasing information to the public on a few types of homes that are especially at risk during an earthquake. What: Wood Frame Multi-Family Buildings Risk: Soft-Story Problems. A soft-story residential building is one that has wide […] Read more »

What are the Most Common Types of Earthquake Damage?

Julian Construction, Inc., (http://www.julianconstruction.com), a foundation repair and construction company in Los Angeles, explains the most common types of damage caused by earthquakes to single-family homes. Most earthquake damage is caused by shaking. The intensity of the shaking depends on three main factors: 1. The magnitude of the earthquake—in general, […] Read more »

Repairing Foundation Cracks

By Julian De La Torre Foundation cracks are serious business — so much so, that they can severely weaken a building’s structural integrity. One of the leading causes of foundation cracking is settlement. Settlement occurs naturally, but can also result from poor soil compaction and moisture issues. There are three […] Read more »

3 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Roof

Julian Construction, Inc., (http://www.julianconstruction.com), a foundation repair and construction company in Los Angeles, describes three major signs that it’s time to replace your roof. Roofs can be built using many different types of materials including tile, wood shake, asphalt, slate, and metal. No matter what a roof is made of, […] Read more »

Protect Your Foundation from Water

By Julian De La Torre Foundation problems and damage is often caused by water. The water can originate from numerous internal sources, such as stopped up sinks, toilets and broken pipes. External water sources, such as rain and water from sprinkler systems, can also become a problem when it enters […] Read more »

5 Roof Replacement Myths Debunked

Julian Construction, Inc., (http://www.julianconstruction.com), a foundation repair and construction company in Los Angeles, debunks 5 roof repair and replacement myths. Myth #1. Roof repairs can only be done in Spring or Summer. Roofs can be replaced at any time, even in wet weather. It is true that in areas with […] Read more »