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Earthquake Home Retrofit Class

November 18 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Free

Prior to 1980, building codes did not require builders to secure houses to their foundations. This does not mean that every house built before 1980 is “unsecured”, only that it was not a requirement. If your home is not properly secured, it may be at increased risk of “slipping” off the foundation during an earthquake. Retrofitting involves bolting your home to its foundation and providing sheer/pony wall strength.
Learn to become an informed consumer or how to do home retrofit yourself. Retrofit experts will show how to assess your home’s needs and how to use the City of Seattle’s pre-engineered Home Retrofit plans to permit and retrofit your home. No registration required.

Details

Date:
November 18
Time:
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.seattle.gov/emergency-management/about-us/event-calendar/

Organizer

Seattle Office of Emergency Management
Email:
snap@seattle.gov
Website:
http://www.seattle.gov/emergency-management

Venue

Southwest Branch Library
9010 35th Ave. S.W
Seattle, WA 98126 United States
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Phone:
206-684-7455
Website:
http://www.spl.org/locations/southwest-branch

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