Fire Resistant Materials for Home Repair and Construction
By: Texas A&M Forest Service
A home located within the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) may be at risk in the event of a wildfire. Lands and communities adjacent to and surrounded by wildlands are part of the WUI. However, there are precautions that a homeowner can take to reduce a home’s risk. It begins by learning what parts of the home might burn if exposed to direct flame contact, radiant heat or embers. This brochure describes the retrofitting process that reduces a home’s risk to wildfire.
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