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"I am listing this to save people some time. I called today to get an estimate and I was told that they would not even come out and do an estimate for at least five" months (forget scheduling the work). Additionally they were unwilling to take down my information so that I could even setup an appointment five months in the future. don't bother even calling at this point. they have more work than they know what to do with and they clearly acted that way over the phone. He was also unable/ unwilling to give any suggestions about other contractors that do this work in the area. I was pretty much at a loss for words not sure I've ever had a contractor be so utterly unhelpful in all respects.

-Christopher P.

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"During a property inspection, the inspector found a supporting post missing at where two girders meet under the raised foundation.
is the" company recommended by the inspector. Called up the owner
and he told me to email him the inspection report on the post. He came over on Sat and did his own inspection. He explained to me what should be done. His crew showed up on-time on the day of the repair. While they were clearing away the dirt to make room for the new cement block the crew discovered a 'underpin' already in place which reduced the amount of work they have to do. Because of that,
offered to reduce the price because his crew did not have to do the work quoted. That was a pleasant surprise to me. It never happened like that before. I am very happy with the work done by
. I feel much better about the structure of the property.
treated his customer fairly and I know I don't have to second guess his recommendation, his expertise and pricing when I deal with him. I would recommend him to anybody who have problems with the foundation.

-Sinan M.

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Earthquake Retrofitting reviews in Freedom

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Very smoothly, Workers were professional. They consulted me when there were options or decisions about how things would be finished. There was a slight delay due to slow processing for the permit. They finished the interior spaces above my expectations. I would hire them again.
- Allen M.
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This company was almost 3 months out when I made my appointment. But I went with them anyhow - they were the clear choice. I kind of geeked out (researching as best as I could) about the options out there for seismic upgrade. I feel lucky to have picked these guys as one of my three contractors to bid... they were the middle bid (with the other bids being quite wild in the high and low directions!). Big bonus for coming up with the right physics answers. (Really, it's surprising to see the variation of "opinions" out there regarding what is needed to hold your house together in case of THE BIG ONE.)
Then, it was actually quite shocking when I called two days before our scheduled appointment and they said they were planning on being there at 8AM on they day they scheduled! They were able to keep to their schedule for three months with no surprises coming up?!
So they showed up, and everything went great. Super diligent work crew. I would send any of my friends to them.
- Christy B.
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I bought a 1969 split-level that was built to questionable standards.
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performed a seismic retrofit (anchoring the house to the foundation, and the first floor to the groundfloor, stiffening the corners).
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and his crew were an absolute delight to work with. They walked me through the options and came up with a plan suitable for my situation. They performed the work within schedule and budget and left the downstairs cleaner then they found it. They worked with me on accommodating other contractors that were in and out at the same time.
If you need a seismic retrofit, I can only recommend them highly.
- Andreas U.
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The job went very well.
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came out initially to bid the project and returned to rebid with an expanded project scope. On the day of the project, the crew arrived promptly at 8:15 am and stayed until 6:30 pm to complete all of the demo and strapping work. They took care of the permit drawings and inspection the next day. The drywall took a few days because we discovered a plumbing issue, but the crew returned and matched the walls perfectly so you couldn't tell the difference. The job site was kept clean and well organized and the construction waste was stacked neatly outside and disposed of after the project. I would recommend
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for the quality and efficiency of their work.
- Marmot & Bull P.
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They
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team showed up exactly on schedule of the day of service. They were courteous and polite and proceeded to work promptly. The team of 6 worked efficiently and effectively together, moving concrete, steel, and tools from the truck to the work locations under the residence. The work was performed per my prior coordination, and the job was finished ahead of schedule. Being a handy person, I inspected the work personally and was impressed with quantity and quality of the results achieved in a short time span. One final benefit they offered was to allow installment payments for my job. A year later as we are finishing up the payment schedule, all work is holding together well, with no complaints.
Thanks!
- Brian D.
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, the owner, came out and spent a good deal of time examining our basement and explaining what a basic retrofit for insurance purposes would entail and also gave us additional seismic upgrade options.
He sent the bid about a week later and it seemed reasonable, so we didn't pursue other bids. We opted to go beyond what homeowner's insurance required since it was only an additional $800.

We spent an afternoon or two moving our stuff away from walls and support posts so that they could easily get to them. He said there was no need to move all of our bookcases out of the way. We covered much of our items in plastic but, in the end, there was minimal concrete dust generated (they vacuum as they drill) so, in our case, this was probably an unnecessary step.

His crew of three came about a month after our initial contact and completed the work in less than a day. We were home at the time, and it was noisy, as he had warned, but certainly no worse than being re-roofed. The inspector came the next day and signed off on their work. Then
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came by a couple of days later to do the final walk-thru and saw some things he thought his crew had missed. So a week after the initial work, he sent one crew member out to add a bit more bracing. We really appreciated his thoroughness.

Overall we were pleased with their work and would recommend that anyone thinking about retrofitting just have it done. A few days of inconvenience sure beats the long-term inconvenience and huge cost of having your house bounce off its foundation when the "big one" hits.
- KATE M.
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Overall, good communication with the contractor.
He is very thorough and knows his stuff.
I liked the fact that he and just 1 helper did all the work -
There were lots of complications - but nothing of that was the contractor's fault. It is just extremely difficult to incorporate the new structural requirements in an old building.

- inge W.
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We're selling my late mothers home. Since it is a manufactured home, the lender demanded a foundation inspection 1 week before we were scheduled to close, (something the appraiser missed).They determined that although the home wasn't required to be strapped to the foundation when it was set in place in 1995, it needed them now before they would send the paperwork to the title company. I contacted
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and he came to look at it the same day. He said that he could knock the job out right away and the estimate was something we could live with. We hired him on the spot.
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investigated and discovered that the specs that the engineer gave us were not up to code for that type of structure and that he would not do the job unless it meant installing the straps to meet the current building code. We agreed and gave him the go ahead. The job was completed correctly, in a timely manner and within his estimate! Thanks
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- Mark W.

Earthquake Retrofitting Contractors in Freedom, CA

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Accelerated Building Contractors

P.O. Box 15453
San Luis Obispo

Adriatic Builders

2636 Gold Trl
Placerville

ADVANCE DESIGN BUILD, INC

305 Vineyard Town Ctr #297

ADVANCED ENTERPRISES ELECTRICAL

471 Calero Ave
San Jose

Aflak Construction

1349 Olive Street

All Bay Development, Inc

1020 Harlan Court, Suite B

AMC Builders, Inc.

2318 62nd Avenue
Oakland

ANDERSON-JANOVICH INC

242 PHELAN AVE
San Jose

Apple Town Woodworks

290 Golf View Rd
Watsonville

Arch Construction

222 Milbrae Ln.
Los Gatos

Argos Construction

3259 Shelter Creek Ln
San Bruno

Artistic Homes inc.

4976 South Pt
Discovery Bay

Azure Building Design

P.O. Box 844
Felton

B A Morrison

2544 Castro Valley Blvd
Castro Valley

B Line Construction Inc

430 Lea Way
Sacramento

B. Birmingham Inc. General Contractor

70 Hernandez Ave
San Francisco

Baron Construction and Remodeling co,

14510 Big Basin way
Saratoga

Bates Builders

384 61st St
Oakland

BB&B Builders Inc.

44 Indian Rock ct.
San Anselmo

BD Design Development, Inc.

282 Beverly Street
San Francisco

Belcan Architects and Engineers

480 Lytton Ave
Palo Alto

BLACK DOG CONSTRUCTION

15045 UPPER ELLEN RD
Los Gatos

Blaise Engineering & Consulting, Inc

3130 Balfour Road
Brentwood

Bob Boyce General Contractor

6096 Vincent Ct
San Jose

Bolt Down The Bay Area

3854 Santa Rosa Ave
Santa Rosa

Buhler Construction Company

3614 16th St. #1
San Francisco

Butler Concrete Construction

88 South Third Street
San Jose

caledonia construction

102 caledonia st.

CASTLEROCK BUILDERS

252 MARGARITA AVE
Palo Alto

CDL Construction

732 Gettysburg Way
Gilroy

Christopher Carlson Construction

730 w verano ave
Sonoma

Cline Construction, Inc.

15 Las Flores St
Watsonville

Closed

San Francisco

CMS Builders and Restoration

7108 De Soto Ave
Canoga Park

Complete Construction co.

20240 Anita ave
Castro Valley

Construction Services

PO Box 84
Aptos

Cook Construction

2098
San Francisco

Core Excavating

15732 Los Gatos Blvd. #410
Los Gatos

Curt Carpentry & Home Renovation

1950 Oakmont Dr
San Bruno

Dave's Remodeling Inc

6047 Tampa Ave
Tarzana

Detail Construction

117 South Street
Cloverdale

DO Concrete

Roseville

EARTHQUAKE & STRUCTURES INC

6355 TELEGRAPH AVEnue
Oakland

ENGINEERED SOIL REPAIRS INC

1267 SPRINGBROOK RD
Walnut Creek

Extreme Builders Inc

16860 Joleen Way
Morgan Hill

EZ Build Masonry

P.O. Box 1
San Geronimo

Fisher Bros House Moving Co Inc

2801 Lovelace Rd
Manteca

Five Star General Contractor

4100-Redwood Rd #211
Oakland

Flagship Movers

PO Box 528
Sausalito

Floors R Us Construction

2324 Lafayette St
Santa Clara

Foster's Constructon & Electric

5554 Amby Drive
San Jose

Geiler Plumbing

12 Columbine Ct
Napa

Generation Builders

P.O. Box 23
Riverbank

Ginsburg Construction

221 Martin Dr.
Aptos

GoodFellas Construction

4924 Balboa Blvd
Encino

Green Builders

215 Commercial Street
Vallejo

Griffin and Sons Construction, Inc.

P.O. Box 620864
Woodside

Hardy Group Builders

PO Box 157
Los Gatos

High Tech Construction

PO BOX 1126
Morgan Hill

Hill & Company Property Management

1700 Jackson St
San Francisco

HJ RABBITT & SONS INC

894 35TH AVE
San Francisco

HNI Builders

PO Box 3022
Oakland

Hulett Construction

17140 Wilson Way
Watsonville

Jazzy Joel Productions

921 Transport way
Petaluma

Jeremy Moore Construction Ca Lic 963425

615 Burnett Ave
San Francisco

JM Construction

223 Morrissey Blvd.
Santa Cruz

K.C.Customs & Remodeling Inc.

132 Gilman Ave
Campbell

L.E. Baca Construction

35120 Buckingham Court
Newark

LEBEC Inc

8494 Lone Tree Way
Brentwood

Lindgren Construction

2201 Glenview Dr
Hollister

M&M Construction & Home Design

1647 Willow Pass Rd
Concord

Marin Home Crafters

57 Hamilton Drive suit # L
Novato

McKinnon Construction Inc

1905 7th Ave
Santa Cruz

MICHAEL HEAVEY CONSTRUCTION

2225 Ingalls St
San Francisco

Morales Contruction & Consulting

2143 Freedom Blvd
Freedom

OBRIENBUILDING

5377 old san jose rd
Soquel

On Demand Builders

826 bay ave .
Capitola

R & M Builders

PO Box 4583
Santa Clara

RC Construction and Windows

811 San Jose Ave.
San Francisco

RDG Construction

1517 North Point street
San Francisco

Rodrigues Builders Inc.

17944 Oak Dr
Los Gatos

RS Construction Company

2463 HIBISCUS DR.
Hayward

Rush Plumbing & Rooter/Rush Contractors & Eng.

offices in Anaheim, Menifee, San Jose, San Diego
Anaheim

S & I Construction, Inc.

287 17th Street
Oakland

SAFE ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION

546 Market Street
San Francisco

SARATOGA KITCHEN & BATH

20430 SARATOGA-LOS GATOS RD
Saratoga

Shaz Construction & Design

PO Box 1083
Novato

Silicon Valley Home Repair

444 N 14th St
San Jose

Sky Renovation

5632 Van Nuys Blvd
Van Nuys

SOIL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION

927 ARGUELLO ST
Redwood City

Soil Stability Construction Inc

3435 Sierra Rd.
San Jose

Spacious Living Construction

3098 Winkle Ave.
Santa Cruz

T-BAR CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

26003 Eastman Ct
Hayward

Thos Builders

18 Malavear Ct
Pacifica

TOP-NOTCH CONSTRUCTION

P.O. BOX 1567
Aptos

Turbin Design Associates Inc.

3030 Bridgeway Suite 405
Sausalito

Vargas Construction

664 Red Rome Ln
Brentwood

Vasona Construction

4120 Business Center Dr
Fremont

Wilkinson Design & Construction Inc.

46 Greenfield Dr
San Anselmo

Wilkinson Design+Construction Inc.

72 Clayton Street
San Rafael

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