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 »

Santa Barbara Hit By 3.4 Earthquake, Highlights Importance of City Retrofitting Measures

A 3.4 earthquake rattled residents in Santa Barbara Wednesday night. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the quake occurred at 8:49 p.m. and was centered in the Santa Barbara channel near Gaviota. Located just 13 miles south of the seismic activity, residents in Solvang felt the brunt of the quake […] Read more »

2017 Homeowner Registration For Earthquake Brace + Bolt Program Now Open For Enrollment

Big news, Angelinos. The Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program is now open for enrollment for Los Angeles homeowners living in 90018 and 90019 zip codes. The Brace + Bolt program is giving grants for “building-code-compliant” seismic retrofits. Specifically, retrofits that strengthen older homes to prevent properties from sliding and collapsing […] Read more »

Earthquake Brace + Bolt Grants Open For Enrollment in Santa Barbara, First Time In Four Years

Homeowners in Santa Barbara are finally eligible to register for the Earthquake Brace + Bolt program (EBB). Qualifying residents can receive up to $3,000 to retrofit their homes, as a measure to get more earthquake safe properties on the streets of California. While EBB opened registration to homeowners in Los […] Read more »