Fire Protection

How to Fire-Proof Your Home to Withstand a Wildfire

September 9th, 2020
Flames charge toward your home in the middle of the night, giving you and your family only moments to escape the blaze, before your memories are reduced to a pile of ash. This nightmare has become a reality for more Californians in the past few years. The Golden State has always been prone to fires, but our changing climate is exacerbating the volume and severity of these infernos. Higher-than-average temperatures and a lack of moisture, combined with strong winds from August to November turn the state into a tinderbox. While the state’s most deadly and destructive blazes traditionally occur in the fall, when the dry Santa Ana winds sweep down
Florida Home in Storm

How to Hurricane-Proof Your House

The number of intense hurricanes hitting North America has increased steadily since the 1970s. While homeowners in coastal communities may not have to deal with more hurricanes,...