EBB Retrofit Stories

Earthquakes are a reality in California, and taking steps to protect your home is important. The Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program has helped many homeowners throughout the state make their houses more earthquake-resistant. Here, you can find inspiring stories from real people who have participated in the EBB program and benefited from a seismic retrofit. Learning about the experiences of other homeowners can help you understand the value of earthquake retrofitting and prepare for future programs.

 

 


Paige Oliver - Burbank, CA

"I know first-hand the damage that earthquakes can cause. I made this investment with my daughter in mind."

Paige Oliver - Burbank, CA

Jason and Cheryl Sew Hoy - Oakland, CA

“We realized that it has an older style foundation, which is particularly susceptible to earthquakes.”

Jason and Cheryl Sew Hoy - Oakland, CA

Michael Ryan - Oakland, CA

"We talked about doing something proactive under the house for years..."

Michael Ryan - Oakland, CA

Catherine - Hayward, CA

"The EBB program was pretty simple, and it was pretty clear what the requirements were."

Catherine - Hayward, CA

Angela - Hayward, CA

"With a rating of 1 to 10, the EBB program would be a 10!"

Angela - Hayward, CA

Wilson - San Mateo, CA

"We’re 100 percent happy. I recommend EBB to anybody."

Wilson - San Mateo, CA

David - Pasadena, CA

"Thanks, EBB. My home is much safer now!”

David - Pasadena, CA

Adam - Los Angeles, CA

“I would like to voice how happy I am with the EBB program.”

Adam - Los Angeles, CA

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