Gallery: 6 Tips to Protect Your Home from Wildfires

Designing a new home provides a perfect opportunity to incorporate fireready measures. Good access to the property for emergency vehicle is a must. Avoiding complex shapes and bump outs reduces places for embers to lodge and cause a hotspot. Sprinklers help
 
Designing a new home provides a perfect opportunity to incorporate fireready measures. Good access to the property for emergency vehicle is a must. Avoiding complex shapes and bump outs reduces places for embers to lodge and cause a hotspot. Sprinklers help but, alas, someone needs be there to turn them on so having a standing water source for firefighters can be just as effective

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  1. bobiofully May 27, 2014 at 9:37 am

    great job you have really helped our project!!!!

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