Arlington Earthquake Retrofitting Services

in Arlington, VA

Arlington Seismic Retrofit

Arlington, VA

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Earthquake Retrofitting reviews in Arlington

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We had our 1930 house's foundation bolted to the foundation. Because the basement is 3/4 finished and some walls are covered with built-in-bookshelves and the like, it was going to be cheaper and easier to access most of the house through the outside, by removing the lowest row of shingles. For that part of the house,
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used heavy-duty cement screws and straight metal plates to bolt the foundation to the sill plate, and smaller metal plates to connect the sill plate to the "box" around the exterior of the floor joists. They used an internal plate system to secure the foundation in the unfinished part of the basement. They did lead containment when they removed the shingles and kept chips cleaned up. Once the foundation work was done, they replaced the original row of cedar shingles with pre-primed, matching cedar shingles. They did a few other securing touches with some metal reinforcement plates to some of the beams supporting the house. They also did some basic bolting of our garage's sill plate to its slab and a few other things to secure the garage.
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is the owner and he personally came out for both the estimate and the work, overseeing one assistant. He was communicative and to-the-point. He came in at the estimated cost. All the work was as described and seemed very solid. They cleaned up very well every day they were here -- all the work took about 4-5 days, including getting the city permit done.
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can supply a letter and specs to get earthquake insurance if that's desired. We're happy with
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's work and it's nice to have a house that stands a better
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of remaining more intact in the event of the earthquake we're supposed to get sooner or later.
- Aaron K.
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I have worried about not having my foundation bolted for a while, but it still took me time to bite the bullet and get it all done.
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came to give me an initial quote/inspection and I was very impressed with how candid and knowledgeable he was. I decided I would use them even if a bit higher than others, but honestly their quote to me was also competitive. The crew finished work in about 3 days and left the basement even cleaner than before! Things looked great and the work passed inspection on the first try. I had a great experience with these guys.
- Michael H.
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Cipre, owner, was in immediate contact, arranged a time, was on-time and finished the work early. He left the work area clean and in order and accompanied me around the property to ensure all pilot lights were relit and operating correctly

As mentioned in previous reviews,
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cleaned and touched up the paint on the gas meter, and discussed with me how the gas shut-off valve worked. And
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is very patient, highly qualified and knowledgable.

I intend to hire him for additional work. Thanks
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- JOHN G.
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They did an awesome job. Highly professional and pride in workmanship. We were very very pleased and I would not hesitate to recommend
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and his team.
- John P.
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Had a couple of the highest rated companies bid on the job. They all had similar assessments of the project.
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was the most responsive, gave very clear explanations of what work was going to be accomplished and was very competitive on the price. We needed to start the project earlier than he had originally scheduled and he accommodated us without any issues. Great job. don't anticipate needing to do this again but if we do we'll return.
- Nicole H.
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My husband and I couldn't be more happy with the quality of
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's work and the manner in which it was performed.
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is very personable, punctual and professional and taught us a lot in the process. I highly recommend working with him, and we're sleeping quite a bit easier now that the work has been done!
- Robert M.
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Went over options that would work or my specific older home.
He could not provide the service himself.. but gave me great information
and also names of contractors who do that type of work.
Great service. Nice guy. Obviously cares about doing a good job.

- Dennis S.
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All Seismic Retrofit in Arlington, VA

Companies below are listed in alphabetical order. To view top rated service providers along with reviews and ratings, Join Angie's List Now!

Adams General Contractors Inc

PO Box 151540
Chevy Chase, MD

AJ Ross Service

5406 Riverdale Rd
Riverdale, MD

Andre's Technology Empire

1200 Delaware Avenue SW Suite 303
Washington, DC

Argos Construction

3259 Shelter Creec ln
San Bruno, CA

Bruce Ensor Structural Engineer

500 N Front St
Lemoyne, PA

Cross Build Metro DC

PO Box 1282
Springfield, VA

EASTERN ELECTRIC INC

4032 TRAPP RD
Fairfax, VA

Expert House Movers Inc

575 Hwy T
Foristell, MO

Historic Structures

3711 Cumberland St NW
Washington, DC

Home Contractors Plus

8402 Quill Point Dr
Bowie, MD

I S ENTERPRISES

1324 H STREET NE
Washington, DC

Kolb Electric Inc

5901 Blair Rd NW
Washington, DC

Magnolia Plumbing Heating & Cooling, Inc.

600 Gallatin St. NE
Washington, DC

Meyer Electrical Services

10315 Cherry Tree Ln
Silver Spring, MD

Mobile Heat hvac

6137 leesburg pike #201
Falls Church, VA

ProClaim Public Insurance Adjusters

4651 Roswell Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA

Runyon Pump & Well Service

103 Edgewood Dr
Winchester, VA

savoy's construction

Indian Head, md
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