If you’re a homeowner thinking about doing a seismic upgrade on your property, you may be eligible for a $3,000 grant to offset costs—and be able to significantly lower your earthquake insurance cost.
The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) is currently promoting its Earthquake Brace + Bolt program, which reimburses qualified homeowners for up to $3,000 if they complete a building code-compliant seismic retrofit. Seismic retrofits reduce risk for older homes, and the work takes only one or two days to complete. Cost typically runs from $3,000-$6,000. Continue Reading