In order to upgrade existing house or building structures to resist seismic activity, ground motion and soil failure some modification work to the foundation system structure has to be done with the new technical guidelines for seismic retrofit and rehabilitation.
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Earthquake hazard prevention work has to be done to houses and buildings with no adequate bolting the wood frame to the foundation, cripple wall bracing and upgrading the connection between the wood floor and cripple wall if any.
These recommendations are mandatories to any seismic retrofit or house bolting and cripple wall bracing.
These new codes can make a huge difference to the property in an earthquake event and it can prevent the house from sliding from it foundation, will keep the wood floor leveled and no deformation in the wood frame of the house or building.
Unbraced cripple wall and unbolted sill plate are the number one failures of any raise foundation with cripple wall or without cripple wall. These weakness spot of the foundation can lead to a total destruction of the house in an earthquake and high winds hazards.
Foundation bolting and cripple wall bracing is a inexpensive and fast process to any raise foundation ,the house or building will comply with building and safety codes as well a sign document from the city that the property is meeting the latest guide lines for earthquake retrofit, house bolting and cripple wall bracing.
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