Find out about Seismic Risk

In France, there is a useful database that you can search to find out about the level of seismic risk for your commune. First choose your region(click the map or…

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How to Reinforce a Wood-Framed House in a Seismic Zone

Some info here which gives some info about securing the two floors together under the heading, "Anchoring systems of shear walls." http://www.huettemann-holz.de/application/files/2114/4663/3792/Earthquake_Flyer.pdf Hold down straps available from here (UK company.) https://www.tradecounteronline.co.uk/simpson-strong-tie-stainless-steel-timber-frame-hold-down-strap/

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