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Bolt Down The Bay Area

Founded 1990 • With Angi since February 2009


(11) Verified Reviews


Residential Seismic Retrofits anywhere in the Bay Area! Most homes built before 2005 have inadequate connections from the foundation to the wood framing to protect against the forces of a significant earthquake. We inspect your crawlspace and evaluate current foundation bolts and washers for size, spacing and placement. We look for un-braced cripple walls and evaluate how the bottom of the floor structure is connected. This inspection is FREE. We apply the principles of "Standard Plan Set A" to address any vulnerabilities found during the free inspection and provide you with a line item quote for doing so. It is the most cost effective way to mitigate against earthquake forces. Will your home be safe enough to stay after the next big quake?...

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Here at Q2 Foundation Construction we are proud to help the surrounding communities have the positive peice of mind when it comes to the safety of both their homes and better yet their families. from Earthquake Retrofitting to relocation of drain pipes we have expanded our business into many scopes of work to help prevent disasters from happening. Need an ADU? We can do that. Need a foundation inspection?We can do that. Coming from owners who have worked hard to develop a trust worthy company that is completely compliant with any engineering aspects. Most of our work has spoken for itself through the eyes of city inspectors in most cities in the lower Bay Area. We always insist on setting the bar higher for ourselves and the employees associated with our company as well.

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I never heard back from them. Whey do they come and give me a quote and then never follow up? I an only guess they are too busy to even respond?

I had Josh come out to give me a bid for earthquake retrofitting my basement on 7/9. I received the proposal in an email on 8/3. In all fairness I was out of town 2 weeks and then, so was he. I was ready to go with his proposal but I never heard back from him after his return from vacation on 8/28, in spite of repeated emails. I finally left a message at the head office and sent it "urgent," stating i was ready to go with the proposal yesterday, but had a few questions. I never heard back. In spite of all the good reviews this firm has, my own experience has been less than stellar. They don't return emails or calls. If they are too busy (or my $5900 job is too small for them), I would at least appreciate a call back. I'm beginning to wonder if all these great reviews are just plants!

CATEGORY earthquake retrofitting



Jason Replied promptly to my inquiry, manage my expectations greatly, visited and provided a quote in a timely manner. Crew arrive on time and was professional, finished job on time to my satisfaction.

Earthquake Retrofiting

CATEGORY home builders,earthquake retrofitting



Great! Excellent work, very professional. Reassuring to have the house reinforced for whenever the next earthquake happens in this active region.

upgrade of existing house for seismic stability

CATEGORY home builders,earthquake retrofitting




I had this company come out to evaluate my home for seismic retrofits. Their representative (Jason, I think) was prompt, clean, polite, and just generally awesome in every way. He did a thorough free inspection, sent me a very reasonable estimate and piles of information about exactly what they were proposing and why. He even followed up with additional information about how to enter a lottery for a government grant to defer the costs. |I will definitely be calling this company back to do the work once finances are in place.

CATEGORY home builders,foundation repair,earthquake retrofitting



Jason & his crew were able to complete the job in a single day with some extra crew and a bunch of extra effort.   They did a great job, were right on time, cleaned up nicely.   All interactions and communication was professional and right on.  I'd certainly recommend them for this type of work.

Seismic Retrofit for a 1970's split level home, following standard Plan Set A - Bolting to the foundation and shearing the cripple wall.

CATEGORY home builders,foundation repair,earthquake retrofitting

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