In fact luck has nothing to do with it. It's our team of soft story retrofit experts working together like a Swiss watch that gets us the results our clients love. With decades of experience in soft story retrofit projects we know the drill. There's not much we haven't seen before. We know what to do, when to do it and how to do it to keep the soft story project on track and the neighborhood happy. Keeping your tenets and neighbors is as important to us as it is to you. It's
Behind every successful soft story retrofit project, is our team of passionate soft story retrofit employees. Our employees are the back bone and engine of Sinai Soft Story Retrofit, it's because of them that every project is finished on time, on budget and built right. Does not matter if they are in the office or in the field they are in constant communication with each other on every soft story project. It's this kind of team work that keeps every soft story project moving
When Sinai Soft Story Retrofit does a Los Angeles soft story building project, there are lots of soft story support options, depending on the building. But more times than not, we build a steel frame into the existing soft story buildings structure for earthquake proof support. But the one thing that is always the same with every soft story construction job, is we also dig into the original foundation and do a major structural reinforcing of the foundation as well. This is wh
This is a good example of how a Sinai soft story retrofit improves a Los Angeles soft story buildings support. If you look at the round pole at the mans elbow you'll see the original soft story building support. It's one a series of poles supporting the over hang which is parking for the tenets of the building. Problem here is, in an earthquake, all these pole move independently which can cause them to tear apart from the building. The result is the soft story building collap
What Sinai Soft Story Retrofit has in spades, is pride. It comes with a reputation for getting soft story projects done on time, on budget and done right. We approach every soft story construction project like we were working on our own house. It's just how we've been doing soft story projects for decades. And it shows with rave reviews and massive customer satisfaction. If you have a soft story retrofit project in your future, give us a call. We can save you a couple of buck
The reason certain Los Angeles buildings are called soft story, are because the support they have is, well, soft. This is because the soft story vertical support is not tied together so they stay together when the ground starts to move. So in the case of an earthquake, all the soft story buildings vertical support starts moving in different directions tearing the building apart, and the building may collapse. What we do with to remedy this is install a steel frame into your s
Soft Story Construction was pretty loose back in the day. As you can see from the photo above. You pretty much had a major support beam laying on a 4x4. When an earthquake hit, all the 4x4's would move in different directions. And if they moved enough they would tear away from the beam above them causing the soft story building to collapse. Yep, those were the days before we realized soft story buildings have such a high rate of failure during an earthquake. People woke up an
It's a beautiful sight to see another Los Angeles soft story retrofit project coming together in the end. The foundation has been laid, the steel frame and supports in place, and the finishing process in the works. Although we have to tear into the building and foundation to create the new retrofit support, when we are done, you will never know we were there. It's one of the things we really pride ourselves on. When we're done with your soft story retrofit construction, we ma
See how there's parking spaces under the second floor on both buildings, that's a accident waiting to happen. These Los Angeles buildings were built before everybody was aware just how unstable the support becomes in an earthquake, so now they need a soft story retrofit. It's something that can be done to any soft story building, and in Los Angeles the city is adamant about this. So if you have a soft building in Los Angeles give us a call and we'll fill you in on all the det
Once your Los Angeles soft story retrofit project begins, things start getting torn up. The ground, the walls, everything. But it will have a happy ending. Although you and your tenets have some disruption to deal with, when all the holes have been dug and filled, and all the extra support has been added and secured, and all the walls patched and painted, you will hardly know we were ever there. Except now your building and tenets are earthquake safe, and that's a big deal.
If you have a soft story building in Los Angeles, then you know. You have a certain amount of time to fix it with a soft story retrofit before there are consequences. Besides avoiding penalties from the city there are safety issues for your renters. Are they even aware the building they're in is unsafe? And think about this, with a soft story retrofit not only will your Los Angeles building be safe, you can also demand more in rent. In the end, you win any way you look at it.
Taking the stress and strain out of an owners Los Angeles Soft Story building project is what we do. We aim to keep their tenants happy, the neighborhood traffic moving and the soft story retrofit project done on time and on budget. Exceeding our customers expectations is what we do. It's in our DNA to always take the time to do it right the first time. Customer satisfaction is paramount at Sinai and reflected in everything we do. If you have a Los Angeles soft story retrofit
Love seeing our Sinai soft story retrofit Los Angeles project coming together smoothly. So far no surprises and everybody is happy with the progress. Just the way we like it to go... #softstoryretrofit #losangeles #losangelessoftstoryretrofit