Valuable Resources On Earthquake Retrofitting of Homes

Each of these documents contains technical and engineering information that tell you how to retrofit a house.  We use this information in our own designs and installations.   These topics are also explored on the website and in the videos.  To find this additional information just type in a search term in the search box at the upper right of any webpage.







Brick Foundation Retrofits

Existing Foundations

Foundation Capping




Homeowners Guide to Seismic Retrofitting

Journal of light Construction Article

Mudsill Connections Article

Retrofit Foundation Bolts-Article

Chronicle Article



01-2005 ICC Protocol

1946 Steel Manual

ABAG Training

ABAG Shaken Awake

ABK Methodology