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Earthquake Retrofitting for wood frame properties.

The Building Education Center

Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

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     If your house hasn't been bolted and reinforced, the next earthquake could cost you $25,000 to $50,000 or even more.  Retrofit contractor James Gillett will explain the fundamentals of how to strengthen your wood frame home.

   With over 35 years of hands on experience doing this work, Jim will share his knowledge of how to best install various bolts such as expansion and epoxy bonded types, wood framing for this work, and shear wall construction.  Props, slides, and books included.

   Save hundreds of dollars with efficient framing plans and proven materials.   

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Truitt & White Lumber Company
2nd Street class rooms
642 Hearst Avenue cross street
Berkeley, California 94710

Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)


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The Building Education Center

The Building Education Center is a non-profit group dedicated to helping folks preserve and improve dwellings and fine houses.

Instructors and good builders who can instruct popular topics that others may be interested in are welcome to contact the BEC. Retired builders, planners, architects, engineers, and others of great skill and experience who have instruction to offer are wanted to help others keep our great old housing stock up. The local telephone contact number is 510 525-7610. 

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