Do You Have Uneven Floors? Here’s How House Leveling Works

Thanks to California’s active seismic zones, many structures will develop a slope and become unleveled over time. This is commonly found on properties that have been built on expansive soil, where foundation settlement is unavoidable. When a house becomes sloped or unleveled, a homeowner will typically see signs of foundation […] Read more »

¿Tienes suelos irregulares? Así es cómo funciona la nivelación de casas

Gracias a las zonas sísmicas activas de California, muchas estructuras desarrollarán una pendiente y se desmantelarán con el tiempo. Esto se encuentra comúnmente en propiedades que se han construido en suelo expansivo, donde el asentamiento de cimientos es inevitable. Cuando una casa se inclina o se desmonta, el propietario generalmente […] Read more »

El alcalde Eric Garcetti solicita que se realicen reformas en el terremoto antes de que “Big One” llegue a Los Ángeles

Los dos terremotos masivos de México -con menos de dos semanas de diferencia- han provocado ondas de choque en los residentes y funcionarios locales en California. Tanto es así, que el alcalde de Los Ángeles, Eric Garcetti, está instando a los gobiernos ya los dueños de edificios locales en California […] Read more »

Earthquake Emergency Kit: What Should You Have?

Angelenos need to be preparing for the “Big One” With two huge earthquakes striking Mexico — less than two weeks apart — and a large earthquake hitting the Pacific (near Japan), now is a good time to make sure you’re ready for substantial seismic activity. Every earthquake emergency kit should […] Read more »

What Does Earthquake Magnitude Really Mean?

With two massive earthquakes striking Mexico, less than two weeks apart – one at a 7.1 and one at an 8.1 magnitude – it’s important to understand how seismologist weigh the size of a quake. According to today’s science, the magnitude of a temblor is determined by the amount of […] Read more »