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Protect Your Property from an Earthquake

Protecting your property from earthquakes can involve a variety of actions, from inspecting and maintaining your building to installing protective devices. The US Federal Emergency Management Agency has put together a variety of short guides to specific actions you can take to secure appliances and strengthen structural elements in your house or worksplace against the …

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Seismic wallpaper

Report from Bayer MaterialScience, on an economical and effective earthquake protection measure they have developed in the form of a glass fiber fabric combined with a special adhesive which increases the stability of masonry and therefore reduces the risk that apartment and office buildings will turn into deathtraps. The system can be installed as wallpaper …

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