Resistive Building Materials For Wildfire Defense

Advances in construction materials over the years have added an extra layer of security for those who are building or renovating homes in high-risk wildfire areas.

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Fire Safety the Size of a Tuna Can

Once exclusive to commercial facilities, automatic fire suppression systems are gaining popularity in the home. According to the National Fire Protection Association, kitchens are the leading hotspot for home fires. NFPA says two out of every five home fires start … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Hoarding

When I was an insurance appraiser I was trained not to judge our customers’ housekeeping skills. I learned to assure the apologetic customer that I didn’t care about their mess and went to great pains to take the most flattering pictures … Continue reading

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