We Specialize in Soft Story Reinforcement and Installations in Los Angeles
|California Foundation Works offers a wide range of foundation repair or maintenance programs to fit your foundations needs in Los Angeles County. Buildings constructed of concrete suffer specific damage when earthquakes and earth shifting occur, including cracking and chipping of the walls, but most disturbingly, structural failure of multi-story buildings which have soft ground floors used for parking, this type of weak concrete is referred to as Soft Story.
Technically buildings should not experience such extensive damage, which leads to the assumption that this type of damage is due to inherent weakness in the structural system, design, detailing, poor material quality and unsound construction practice.
Below is a more specific list of causes of Soft Story damage:
Soft Story Causality Check List:
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