SAN FRANCISCO — Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re looking to improve your home’s structural stability against earthquakes, you’ll be glad to know about some low-cost, do-it-yourself measures. Today we’re in San Francisco with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor David Breslin of Current Construction to learn more.
Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, David Breslin: We all live here in the San Francisco Bay area. It’s prone to earthquakes, as everybody knows. So, there’s a few simple tips you can do at home to upgrade your home structurally. 1, add some extra anchor bolts to your existing foundation. 2, sheer rods over your existing studs, wall studs. And 3 would be some structural hardware to your ceiling joists. Read more