How Insurers Can Help Clients Reduce Their Wildfire Risk & Boost Profits

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Unfortunately, a wildfire can start when you least expect it, wreaking havoc in its path in no time. With this in mind, California residents should make sure their homes have comprehensive fire protection solutions. Attaining the proper knowledge and tools for fire prevention and protection is critical. One way to potentially reduce the risks from […]

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Wildfires?

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Living in California allows homeowners to enjoy the beauty of diverse landscapes. However, residents must also be aware of the wildfire risks. Protecting your home and ensuring you have the right insurance coverage is essential. California homeowners need to know if their homeowners insurance covers wildfires. Understanding this information can help protect your property and […]

How Realtors Can Help Buyers in Wildfire Risk Zones

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In California, wildfires are a prevalent issue and a top concern for many homebuyers. Realtors play a vital role in guiding these buyers through the process of finding a suitable property, ensuring they’re well-informed and prepared to protect their investments for the long term. Here, the fire protection experts at Brandguard Vents explain how realtors […]

The Importance of Gable Vents for Fire Protection

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California homes need to have fire-rated vents installed for maximum protection against stray wildfire embers and to improve overall air circulation. While there’s a wide selection of fire-rated vents available for different needs, one option is a gable vent. Gable vents are a popular choice among homeowners as they offer many benefits. Here, Brandguard Vents […]

Fire Vents & Home Appraisals

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Fire-rated vents are crucial for the safety of homeowners in wildfire-prone areas. While this alone is enough reason to install them, it’s also important to consider how they can impact your home’s appraisal value. Below, Brandguard Vents will discuss how having fire-rated vents installed at your California home can affect home appraisals. Learn more below […]

What New California Homeowners Need To Know About Fire Vents

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Wildfires are ever-present in California, and homeowners must ensure their homes have the proper measures to protect against their damaging effects. Fire vents play a crucial role in fire safety for many reasons, and having them installed is critical for proper safety and efficiency. To get the most out of your vents, you need to […]

How Do the Santa Ana Winds Contribute to California Wildfires?

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California is unfortunately known for its often-uncontainable wildfires. Factors such as dry climates due to draughts play a huge role in the initiation and continuation of wildfires. While it may seem like wind could help tame a wildfire, it realistically amplifies it, creating a greater danger to the people and vegetation that lies in its path. […]

California Wildfire Risk Explained

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It comes as no surprise that much of California is prone to wildfires. Unfortunately, while numbers have always been quite high, statistics show that said numbers are only worsening. Several factors play into the risk of wildfires and why the threat is ever-increasing. Below, we’ll discuss approximately how much of California is at a high […]

What Are the Warning Signs That a Wildfire Could Start Soon?

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Wildfires can spread quickly and unpredictably, leading to widespread destruction and devastation. They don’t appear out of nowhere, however. Three things are needed to ignite and sustain any fire: oxygen, heat, and fuel. In the case of wildfires, several key environmental conditions provide an opportunity for these three things to come together. Understanding the factors […]