A project of the Methow Valley Long Term Recovery

PREPARE FOR WHAT'S NEXT

Hayley Riach

Building in the Wildland Urban Interface requires an extra level of responsibility and diligence. Your design choices and selection of materials can make a significant difference in terms of how well your home survives a fire. 


Due to the history of wilfires in California, this state is on the cutting edge in terms of its requirements for new construction. Its building codes are often used as a best practices resource nation wide.


If you are considering new construction, remodeling or retrofitting your home to be more survivable in case of a fire, click here to find out more information about California's building codes. You'll also find a lot of other helpful fire prevention resources. 



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