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House Bolting

House Bolting

 House bolting, or earthquake retrofitting, is a process that literally ties a home together. It increases the resistance to earthquake damage and decreases the risk of injury. In short, it significantly strengthens your home. Weinstein Retrofitting Systems is the premier residential and commercial seismic retrofitting specialist in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura County and the surrounding […]

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Foundation Repair Los Angeles

Foundation Repair Los Angeles

Foundation Repair Services Everything Every Homeowner in LA, SFV, OC, and Ventura Needs to Know Regarding Foundation Repair We are a full foundation repair service contractor. We inspect and repair foundations day in and day out, providing over 65,000 free home inspections throughout Southern California! Foundation repair for the average homeowner in Los Angeles or Southern […]

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House Floor Leveling

House Floor Leveling

Floor Leveling Los Angeles Weinstein Retrofitting Systems offers house or foundation floor leveling services in Los Angeles, and surrounding areas in Greater LA, SFV, OC, and Ventura. We are a full service floor leveling contractor. Floor leveling is a process of restoring your home near its original position. Floor leveling is required when the foundation […]

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Drainage Systems

Drainage Systems

Drainage Systems in Long Beach, Los Angeles, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Huntington Beach, Oxnard, Glendale & Nearby Drainage Systems Installation Contractor in Greater Los Angeles Here at Weinstein Retrofitting Systems, we specialize in protecting homes and buildings from water intrusion due to rain water, lawn irrigation, or soil erosion. We offer a wide array of exterior […]

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Crawl Space Protection

Crawl Space Protection

Crawl Space Protection for California Crawl Spaces Crawl space protection is needed because there are three things that destroy materials in general, and wood in particular: Water, Heat and Ultra-Violet Radiation. Of these, water is the most important. Then there’s all the bugs, insects, rodents, snakes and pests, and not just in dirt crawl spaces, […]

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Hillside Stabilization

Hillside Stabilization

Hillside Stabilization Protects Your Hillside Home from Destruction Protect Yourself, Your Loved Ones, and Your Home with Hillside Stabilization – We Can Help You Beat Mother Nature! Weinstein Retrofitting Systems offers the best solutions for hillside stabilization and has performed thousands of hillside stabilization projects throughout Southern California, especially in LA, Altadena, Pasadena, Hollywood Hills, […]

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Caissons and Grade Beams

Caissons and Grade Beams

Caissons Contractor | Caisson Drilling | Caissons Los Angeles Caissons and Caisson Drilling in Los Angeles, SFV, OC, and Ventura Weinstein Retrofitting Systems has been providing caissons and grade beams for homes and commercial properties for over three decades. With multiple applications, from tall rise apartment building foundation supports, hillside home stabilization, to retaining walls, […]

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Retaining Wall

Retaining Wall

Retaining Wall Retaining Walls Installation and Construction in Los Angeles Weinstein Retrofitting Systems are the Retaining Wall Experts! The Installation of Retaining Walls Has Never Been Easier! Weinstein Retrofitting Systems has been installing and repairing retaining walls in Los Angeles, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Beverly Hills, Whittier, Long Beach, and Woodland Hills for thousands of homes […]

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Concrete Slab Repair

Concrete Slab Repair

Concrete Slab Repair Experts in Los Angeles, SFV, OC, and Ventura We offer Comprehensive and Critical Concrete Slab Repair Solutions! Weinstein Retrofitting Systems is the #1 Concrete Slab Repair Experts in all of Southern California! We work so often on concrete slab repair projects that we often find giving our clients the best deals on […]

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Commercial Retrofitting

Commercial Retrofitting

Commercial Earthquake Retrofitting Tilt-Up Earthquake Retrofitting | Unreinforced Masonry Buildings | Office Building Retrofitting | Other Commercial Retrofitting Projects Weinstein Retrofitting Systems Offers Earthquake Commercial Retrofitting in Los Angeles, Ventura & Orange Counties. Seismic Retrofitting in Southern California and Structural Repairs for Commercial Buildings. The 1994 Northridge earthquake left many apartment complexes collapsed at the […]

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Gabion Systems Los Angeles

Gabion Systems Los Angeles

Gabion Systems in Los Angeles, CA Weinstein Retrofitting offers gabions, gabion baskets, and gabion systems to help against tough mudslide applications. Used for centuries, gabions are an effective measure to take against soil erosion and falling landslides. Gabions have different uses and applications, such as walls and benches. You can create custom garden benches or you […]

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Soft Story Los Angeles California

Soft Story Los Angeles California

Soft Story Los Angeles In most earthquakes, many reinforced concrete structures suffer from minor to catastrophic damage. The most commonly observed damage is cracking and falling of the walls. But the most striking of these observations is the structural failures of multi-story buildings which have soft ground floors used for parking, called the “soft story.” […]

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Concrete slab foundation for homes

Concrete slab foundation for homes

Concrete Slab Foundation Concrete slab foundations didn’t become popular until after WWII when soldiers returned from the war and wanted to buy homes.                           With the demand for new homes on the rise, it was quickly discovered that slab foundations were more time […]

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Ever Get That Sinking Feeling?

Ever Get That Sinking Feeling?

Drainage Issues at a Local School Create a Crater on the Basketball Court A high school in Huntington Park has made recent news for the large scale “sinkhole” that has emerged in the play ground area of its campus. The word, “sinkhole”, however, is something of a misnomer, though. The huge indentation in the pavement […]

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Get Paid to Have the Safest House on Your Block!

Get Paid to Have the Safest House on Your Block!

Sign up for the Earthquake Brace+Bolt (EBB) program and find out if you qualify to receive a rebate of up to $3,000 towards a home retrofit. Weinstein Construction Company has passed the required FEMA training modules and can be found on the Earthquake Brace+Bolt Contractor List. What to Expect: Step 1 – Application Check out the Earthquake […]

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Dirt Removal

Dirt Removal

We Do Dirt Removal Too! Call Weinstein Construction Today!

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The Folly of Earthquake Prediction

The Folly of Earthquake Prediction

Will it happen in 5 years or 5 minutes? BREAKING NEWS from NASA has suggested that Los Angeles will likely be seeing a sizeable earthquake sometime in the near future. While the notion that it’s not a matter of “if” but “when” is enough to start rattling Angelinos nearly as much as a temblor itself, […]

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Earthquake Efforts, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Preparing

Earthquake Efforts, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Preparing

We here at Weinstein Construction Corporation want to give our readers a brief rundown of what’s going on in the world of earthquakes. Just in case you may have missed them, the New Yorker’s most recent article, ‘The Really Big One’, and Tuesday’s reddit AMA (“ask me anything”) session with a variety of earthquake experts […]

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San Andreas Will Shake You Up!

San Andreas Will Shake You Up!

With the epic blockbuster San Andreas premiering this weekend, we hope it will both entertain and serve as a reminder to Californians to brush up on earthquake preparedness and safety tips!

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New Movie San Andreas Rattles Viewers – What You Should Know

New Movie San Andreas Rattles Viewers – What You Should Know

“It’s just a movie”. While those words are often associated with classic thriller films of yesteryear, they may still hold some credence today. That is, especially when watching the weekend’s upcoming blockbuster action hit, San Andreas. Yes, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson looks pretty sweet, riding in a helicopter, performing heroic feats of rescue and muscle-having; […]

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Foundation Repair Checkups

Foundation Repair Checkups

The Importance of an Inspector “House-Call” From time to time, we all need to go out and get ourselves a physical checkup. Regular doctor visits are what help us to maintain our health and ensure that we will be around for a long time. The same goes for your home. If you value the stability […]

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Resilience by Design plan moves one step forward

Resilience by Design plan moves one step forward

The Los Angeles City Council began initial discussions of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Resilience by Design plan during its meeting Wednesday morning. Resilience by Design is the effort of Garcetti and Jones, which focuses on three major sectors that will help the City in case of major seismic activity: Fortifying buildings Fortifying the water system Fortifying […]

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