Julian Construction Joins Los Angeles For Seismic Retrofit Convention

Julian Construction attended the Seismic Retrofit event at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday. Joined by fellow Los Angeles-based contractors and engineering firms, Julian Construction provided information and raised awareness about LA’s retrofit program. Los Angeles recently passed a mandatory retrofit program where, under Ordinance 183893 and Ordinance 184081, […] Read more »

House Leveling Tips

By Julian De La Torre When a home starts to sink in one or more places, it can cause a myriad of problems, including wall cracks, slopping floor and doors or windows that won’t shut properly. Depending on the severity of the issue, your house may even appear unlevel when […] Read more »

Santa Monica Passes Nation’s Largest Earthquake Retrofitting Effort

Santa Monica is committed to ensuring seismic safety for their residents and visitors. On Tuesday, the Santa Monica City Council passed legislation requiring 2,000 buildings – including those constructed with concrete and steel-frame foundations – to be retrofitted if found susceptible to earthquake damage. The measure was first proposed back […] Read more »

Julian Construction Offers House Leveling

LOS ANGELES, CA: Julian Construction (http://www.julianconstruction.com), a foundation repair and foundation construction company, is offering house leveling to homeowners in the Los Angeles area. House leveling is the process of bringing a home back to as close to its original level state as possible. Leveling a home is normally done […] Read more »

5 Factors that Can Deteriorate Roofs Faster

LOS ANGELES, CA: Julian Construction (http://www.julianconstruction.com), a roofing and foundation repair and foundation construction company, is informing the public on five factors that can deteriorate roofs faster, causing problems and roof leaks. As stated by Julian Construction, roofs are built using various types of materials such as slate, rubber slate, […] Read more »

Earthquake Retrofitting: What’s House Bolting?

If you live in California, you know earthquakes pose imminent danger. That’s why, as a homeowner, it’s imperative to make sure your property’s foundation is seismically sound. The goal of earthquake retrofitting is to reinforce your home’s foundation, to ensure the property is safe from damage or collapse in the […] Read more »

Scientists Say 7.4 Earthquake Could Hit Los Angeles to San Diego At The Same Time

A recent study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research says the discovery of a new earthquake fault line could rattle areas like Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego at the same time. Scientists found that a 7.4 quake could hit southern California and would be far more powerful than […] Read more »

U.S. Geological Survey Says One Greater Los Angeles Area is Due For Major Earthquake

Bad news for California. The U.S. Geological Survey just released a new study, revealing that the Grapevine – which is just north of Los Angeles, running along Interstate 5 – could be due for a major earthquake. On average, they found that the Grapevine has had an earthquake every 100 […] Read more »