Every year, California wildfires burn millions of acres, damaging thousands of homes in the process and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. If you live in a wildfire zone of Sonoma County, CA, it’s critically important that you take steps to protect your home. In particular, your roof and supporting materials are must vulnerable. Nor-Cal Maintenance Inc. is here to help you in preparing for a wildfire. We recommend home hardening as a proactive way to protect homes from fires.
Home hardening is the use of fire-ignition-resistant materials to safeguard your home against windblown embers that may cause it to catch fire. Home hardening is recommended by Cal Fire as one of the best ways to protect homes from fires and to limit the spread of wildfire.
Preparing for a wildfire through home hardening involves retrofitting your roof with material such as composition shingles, metal or tile, and blocking any spaces between roof decking and coverings, to prevent embers from catching. It also involves screening your gutters to prevent loose debris from collecting as tinder. Treatment for soffits and eaves is also recommended.
Call us to Harden Your Home
Nor-Cal Maintenance Inc. has extensive experience when it comes to preparing for a wildfire. We can help you evaluate your roof and supporting systems, to ensure they’re not at risk in the event of a wildfire. Let us provide you with recommendations to harden your home—then, we’ll carry out the work to keep you safe.
We take pride in helping Sonoma County, CA homeowners recognize the opportunity of home hardening as a preventive measure. Together, we can tamp down on the risk of stray embers and protect your home from fires.
Call to Harden Your Home
You can never be too safe when it comes to preparing for a wildfire. Don’t let your home become a statistic this dry season. Contact Nor-Cal Maintenance Inc. today at 707-321-8477 to learn more about house hardening and how we can help you safeguard against wildfire in Sonoma County, CA.