Nonstructural (you can do yourself)
Nonstructural Mitigation (you can do yourself):
Most injuries in an earthquake are caused by falling objects and most damage is done to the things we have inside our homes and businesses. By securing those contents now you can reduce injury and damages.
Structural (you may need help from a contractor)
Structural Mitigation (you may need help from a contractor):
The information provided below provides information on steps to correct common structural weaknesses that can result in your home being damaged by earthquakes. The information provided on this site is intended to provide you with information on steps you can take to correct common weaknesses that can result in your home being damaged by earthquakes.
Structural Issues (taken from FEMA document 530)