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Seattle Earthquake Retrofitter

Our mission is to make as many homes in Seattle survive an earthquake as possible. We will do this through education and preforming permitted earthquake retrofits on residential homes in the Seattle area.


The New York Times

The big one is coming.

All estimates are free and flexible according to materials and scheduling.



The Really Big One.

An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.

When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in the room began to laugh. Earthquakes are common in Japan—that one was the third of the week—and the participants were, after all, at a seismology conference. Then everyone in the room checked the time. Read Full Article



I’ll only work with the best materials available. I never compromise quality for time and give my clients realistic schedules that accommodate their lives. I strive for honest customer service, so contracts are only paid in full when the finished work is to your complete satisfaction.

About Dave

I moved to Seattle in 1992 from the Midwest to be close to mountains, rivers and water. I’m an avid fisherman, hiker, hunter, gatherer, builder and tinkerer. I’ve climbed Rainier, snowboarded St. Helens and rowed the Olympic Peninsula’s rivers. I enjoy the smell of sawdust and the happy smiles of satisfied customers. Read More