The videos on this page will help you understand the principles and practices of residential seismic retrofits. You will find videos that describe retrofitting your specific type of house, whether it be a dangerous hillside home or a simple retrofit of a square house on a flat lot. Other videos explore problematic retrofit techniques that are common in Bay Area seismic upgrades, even with structural engineer approval. These videos will provide you with most of the information you will need to decide exactly what your house needs and why, and to evaluate bids from contractors.

 

BAY AREA EARTHQUAKE RISKS

 


ABOUT US ^

 


RETROFITTING OLDER HOMES ^

 


SOFT STORY RETROFITS ^

 


NO CRIPPLE WALL RETROFITS ^

 


MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT RETROFITTING ^

 


MATERIALS MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE ^