Roofing realities: how to reduce your wildfire vulnerability

Blog Post created by ryan.quinn Employee on Apr 14, 2014

Image roofing realities blog postThe roof of a home is arguably one of the most important parts of a house, protecting those inside from rain, snow, and even extreme temperatures. Despite being one of the major lines of defense against the forces of nature, the roof can also be one of the most vulnerable pieces of a home in a wildfire situation because of its general horizontal design that ultimately acts as a receptacle for flying firebrands- a major source of home ignitions during a wildfire event.

Fortunately, the newest edition of the Firewise  How-To Newsletter features extensive coverage of how to recognize safety issues on your roof, along with several general roof maintenance and design tips to help keep your home safe in the event of a wildfire. Be sure to read the article in order to learn more!