Earthquake repairs

Earthquakes are a natural disaster that can strike without warning and cause significant damage to buildings and infrastructure. In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the importance of earthquake strengthening to mitigate the impact of these events.

In this category of articles, we will explore the various aspects of earthquake strengthening, including its importance, methods, and costs. We will cover topics such as seismic assessments, retrofitting, and strengthening techniques for different types of buildings.

Our goal is to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the risks associated with earthquakes and the steps they can take to make their buildings safer and more resilient. Whether you are a building owner, property manager, or construction professional, this category of articles will offer valuable insights and practical tips to help you improve the seismic performance of your buildings.

By staying informed about earthquake strengthening, we can all play a role in making our communities safer and more resilient in the face of natural disasters.

seismic strengthening Christchurch

Seismic Assessment Process In New Zealand: What You Need To Know

Earthquakes are a natural hazard in New Zealand and with the increasing intensity of seismic activity, it is important to make sure your property is safe and secure. This article will discuss the seismic assessment process in New Zealand, its importance, and what you need to know about it.   What is the Seismic Assessment…
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EQC settlement cap & levies due to double

    Insurers have had it suggested to them that they should reduce their premiums after our Government has doubled the maximum amount the Earthquake Commission (EQC) will pay in a disaster. David Clark, the EQC Minister announced on in October 2021 that from October 2022, the EQC payout cap will be doubled. That takes the…
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EQC Payment

Time nearly up for those who bought quake-damaged Christchurch homes

We are nearly at the cut-off point for registering your home with EQC’s for the governments ex-gratia support payment. See this article on stuff for more detail, or visit this page to get started. Wrightway Construction are happy to discuss any questions you may have about this, but please note the cut-off date is the…
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