If you live in an area that’s at high wildfire risk, it’s important to be well-versed in the topic of home hardening. This term refers to a set of specific actions you can take to prevent your home from catching and being damaged or destroyed in the event of a fire. If you’re building a … Read more

California Building Code Now Requires Fire Safe Vents in the WUI (Wildland-Urban Interface)

In chapter 7A of the California Building Code, it is now required by law that new homes constructed in the WUI (Wildland-Urban Interface) have ember and fire safe vents. These new guidelines are also mentioned in Chapter 49 of the California Fire Code. The purpose of these new laws is to create measures for fire-safety … Read more