Welcome to Private Builders Inc.
We are a full service design-build firm that specializes in providing design and construction services for residential construction projects in the entire Los Angeles County. For over 14 years, we have specialized in turning the dreams of our clients into reality.
Our goal as a company is to incorporate sustainable design and construction practices into each project while maintaining an awareness for the needs, desires and available resources of our clients. We strive to work with the other members of the project team to strike that delicate balance of project cost versus environmental impact. Designing, building and occupying a high performance, sustainable structures requires knowledge, experience, passion and a commitment from all members of the team. We bring the skills and experience necessary to achieve our client's goals for sustainable, high performing buildings.
Whether you use one or all of our services, we will tailor a customized project plan based on your design preference, schedule, quality, and budget priorities. Give us a call today and see how we can help you build a stronger future.
Soft Story Seismic Retrofit
On October 9, 2015 Los Angeles City Council adopted Ordinance No.183893 - Amending Division 93 and 95 of Article I of Chapter IX of the LAMC to establish mandatory standards for earthquake hazard reduction in existing wood-frame buildings with soft, weak, or open-front walls and existing non-ductile concrete buildings, and amending Sections 152.02, 152.04, 152.05 and 152.08 of Article 2 of Chapter XV of the LAMC to grant authority to the Rental Adjustment Commission to modify Tenant Habitability Program requirements for purposes of implementing seismic retrofit mandates. Ordinance is set to be in effect starting November 22, 2015.
An example of a building containing a soft story would be a wood-frame building with more than one story that typically has extensive ground story windows, garage doors, or open-air spaces such as parking or other similar open floor plan with little or no enclosing solid wall, that lead to a relatively soft or weak lateral load resisting system in the lower story.
We provide complete civil and structural engineering services for residential projects. Our engineer works closely with our architect and general contractor to ensure the client’s intent, financial and schedule requirements are adequately served without compromise to quality. A good structural design tailors the structure to the scope and scale of the intended use. It also takes poss ...
We are a full service design-build firm that specializes in providing design and construction services for residential construction projects in the entire Los Angeles County. Our construction services have been fine tuned over many years of building. Therefore, our clients benefit from our extensive knowledge resulting in the best price, quality, and schedule delivery. Our Design-Build ...