Bolting Down The House

Spring cleaning? How about spring seismic retrofitting?

That’s what Richard Rosenhaft is doing to his 100-year-old NE Portland home. Like most homes built before 1976, the frame was not bolted to the foundation. So he called in Earthquake Tech to secure the home with steel plates to ensure it would stay standing in a large quake. Cost? About $2,000.

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