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Wildfire Planning for Residential & Commercial Development

As increasing urbanization moves into the wildland environment, the risks of property damage and loss of life from wildfires have increased dramatically. For over a decade, we have worked closely with property developers, homeowners, environmental planners, the building industry, utility districts, and city, county, state and federal governments. FIREWISE 2000, LLC creates proactive fire safe… Continue Reading →


Material, Installation and Maintenance Choices NONCOMBUSTIBLE FENCING PRODUCTS REDUCE POTENTIAL HOME IGNITIONS Many wildfire educational programs, along with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) recommend noncombustible fencing products when placed within five feet of a building. As a necessary component, fencing located within the zero to fi ve-foot noncombustible zone should be… Continue Reading →


Reduce the Vulnerability of Your Deck to Wildfire MANY HOMES LOCATED IN WILDFIRE-PRONE AREAS HAVE ATTACHED DECKS, WHICH CAN POTENTIALLY SPREAD FIRE TO THE HOUSE WHEN IGNITED DURING A WILDFIRE. A burning deck can ignite siding or break the glass in doors or windows, allowing fi re to gain entry into the house. Consequently, making… Continue Reading →

Attic and Crawl Space Vents

Windblown embers can enter attics and crawl spaces through vents. INSTALLING THE RECOMMENDED MESH SCREENING AND ELIMINATING STORAGE IS CRITICAL TO REDUCING BUILDING IGNITIONS DURING A WILDFIRE. VENTS IN ATTICS AND CRAWL SPACES Attic and crawl space vents, and other openings on the vertical wall of a home, serve important functions, including providing ventilation to… Continue Reading →