The Art of the Seismic Retrofit
by John Lionheart
Seismic retrofitting is a foundation and structural strengthening method that relates to earthquake preparation and disaster mitigation. John Lionheart, Strong and Crewed construction is a seismic contractor, a retrofit contractor, on call as a disaster housing inspector to FEMA's, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster housing assistance program, with more than 2000 home damage inspections under his belt. See http://www.DisasterAid.com for more information. Here is a photo series John took in Oklahoma City after the big F5 tornado touched down there May 3, 1999: The End of America? John Lionheart, Strong and Crewed provides quality retrofits and foundation replacement and repair to the entire SF Bay area. In particular Berkeley, Oakland, and the East Bay, also San Francisco proper when the tides are right. A former fixture in breezy old Marin, John Lionheart, Strong and Crewed has much experience improving the architecture of the North Bay, and has left happy clients throughout Marin County, specifically, Mill Valley, Sausalito, Fairfax, Inverness, Bolinas, San Rafael, Tiburon, Larkspur, but not San Anselmo or Belvedere yet. Strong and Crewed, a California general contractor, License 539705, is experienced with the structural repair of concrete foundations and footings, and, of course, seismic retrofitting of residential buildings. Did some one say earthquake proofing? While no one can promise to make a building earthquake proof, we do promise not to misspell seismic as siesmic, seimic, or sizemic. And we do give free consultations. Detailed estimates are fee deductible, however. Can't find peace of mind ? .Strong and Crewed is a licensed, general contractor, specialists in construction, carpentry, earthquake retrofits, foundation and building repair, and provide quality service all over the SF bay, including professional engineering referrals when requested. Need foundation bolts bolted to your foundation, in your crawlspace? Need shear walls nailed onto your cripple walls, sheer-ly for protection? We do foundation bolting using genuine quality Simpson fasteners. Strong and Crewed installs structural reinforcing clips, anchors, wedge anchors, epoxy bolts, water heater straps, steel frame reinforcement, gas meter shutoffs, all kinds of earthquake safety equipment. Don't delay, particularly if you live in an older house near the Hayward Fault in Berkeley, Oakland, Kensington, or Piedmont, our favorite locales. Call (Strong) John Lionheart, owner of Strong and Crewed at 510-526-9149 for a free seismic consultation.
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