New Maps Show Major Fault Lines Run Under L.A.’s Most Expensive Real Estate

New fault boundaries have raised concerns for some of the priciest parts of Los Angeles. According to the latest fault maps – which were released on Thursday – Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Westwood and Century City have been included in the Newport-Inglewood fault zone. While this isn’t […] Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Earthquake Retrofitting

As a California resident, you know that earthquakes pose a real threat. As we saw with the devastating Northridge earthquake of 1994, large seismic quakes can cause serious damage to buildings and homes. Thanks to advances in structural engineering, earthquake retrofitting is one of the most efficient ways to prevent […] Read more »

Julian Construction Offers Helical Piles

LOS ANGELES, CA: Julian Construction (http://www.julianconstruction.com), a foundation repair and construction company, is offering helical pile services in the Los Angeles area. Helical piles are a foundation solution, a steel shaft with blades attached in a spiral pattern, similar to a wood screw. The pile is attached at the foundation […] Read more »

5 Most Common Types of Home Foundations

LOS ANGELES, CA: A foundation repair and construction company, Julian Construction (http://www.julianconstruction.com), is informing homeowners on the five types of home foundations. Today, there are a large number of foundation types and most of these foundation types are determined based off a region’s climate and construction method. While it could […] Read more »