Remembering the Great Santa Barbara Earthquake

Posted September 25, 2023, under Blog

Photo Credit: Santa Barbara Historical Museum On June 29th, 1925 a massive 6.3 earthquake destroyed much of downtown Santa Barbara. The quake struck at 6:42 AM and claimed the lives of 13 people. The intense shaking left both of the twin towers of Mission Santa …

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What We Can Learn From Massive Morocco Earthquake

Posted September 22, 2023, under Blog

The 6.8 earthquake that devastated Marrakech, Morocco earlier this month should serve as a major earthquake warning for California. To-date, there have been 2,900 deaths and 5,500 injuries, while countless people remain missing. The majority of the buildings that were severely damaged or destroyed in …

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Morocco Earthquake – Death Toll Tops 2,600 Amid 6.8 Temblor

Posted September 12, 2023, under Blog

Friday night, a powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Marrakech, Morocco. The region – which is unaccustomed to earthquakes, especially of this size and power, experienced extreme devastation after the quake. Morocco’s Ministry of Interior estimates 300,000+ people have been affected by the quake, while the …

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Earthquake Swarm Rattles Ventura During Tropical Storm

Posted August 21, 2023, under Blog

It was an interesting weekend for residents of Southern California. In the midst of tropical storm Hilary making landfall, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck Ventura County, 4.3 miles southeast of Ojai. The large temblor rattled the region at 2:41 P.M. Seconds after the first one …

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Concrete Slab Foundation Repair and Replacement

Posted August 14, 2023, under Blog

If you’ve noticed signs of foundation damage around your home – especially in the form of interior and exterior wall and ceiling cracking – it may be time to replace your concrete slab foundation. While concrete slab foundations are an extremely popular and durable type …

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What to Expect with Foundation Replacement

Posted August 7, 2023, under Blog

If you’ve recently had your home inspected for earthquake retrofitting and/or foundation repair only to find out that you need a complete foundation replacement, you might be concerned about the time and the cost to fix this issue. Foundation replacement is a necessary structural repair …

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The Importance of Earthquake Retrofitting

Posted July 27, 2023, under Blog

If you live in California, earthquake retrofitting isn’t just a good idea … it’s a must, especially when it comes to protecting your family and the value of your home. Southern California is an extremely seismically active area, which means it’s not a matter of …

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5 Common Home Foundations

Posted July 18, 2023, under Blog

Home foundations vary for a number of reasons. Typically, the type of foundation your home was built with comes down to where you live, the location/region climate, the type of construction being used, and the year your home was built. Check out 5 of the …

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Santa Monica Emerges As Leader in California Earthquake Safety

Posted July 11, 2023, under Blog

Santa Monica has made major strides in earthquake safety and preparedness. The iconic beach city has successfully retrofitted more than half of their seismically vulnerable buildings. “It’s pretty impressive how many buildings were retrofit since 2017, especially considering that we were dealing with COVID in …

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