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Earthquake Retrofit Handbook

Earthquake Retrofit Handbook

 3 Easy Low Cost Ways to Make Your Home Earthquake Survivable The City of San Leandro has created a very useful brochure for homeowners called 3 Easy Low Cost Ways to Make Your Home Earthquake Survivable.

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You can view and print this useful guide to strengthening your own home against earthquakes with Adobe Acrobat. It's free, and you can download it directly from Adobe by clicking on the Adobe logo.

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For additional information on the seismic strengthening of older wood frame homes see the Earthquake Home Strengthening Program.