17 Dec Montana Associated Technology Roundtables talks fireproofing homes with Concrete Logs
Rural homes must be more fireproof, study finds
December 17, 2013
Making rural homes more resistant to fire is the best way to reduce the number of homes lost to wildland fires, according to a recent paper published by Missoula researchers.
As the costs of fighting large wildland fires continue to increase, Calkin said, there will eventually be a push by taxpayers to require greater restrictions on homeowners in rural areas to fireproof their homes, as well as improvements
By Brett French
*** Wildfires have destroyed thousands of acres and hundreds of structures this year. For those currently living (or planning to live) in wildland urban interface and forested areas the threat of wildfires is real and an annual concern.
As you plan your next log house or cabin, keep these wildfire issues in mind. And remember EverLog Systems’ https://www.everlogs.com/ concrete log products are fire resistant to provide you year-round peace of mind. By combining EverLogs, EverLog Timbers and EverLog Siding with Firewise construction practices and property maintenance, homeowners can greatly reduce the risk of wildfire damage or loss. Below is the Firewise Preparedness Guide for your reference.
Let us know if can assist in building your next Firewise home. There is additional information for homeowners about building a log home in a wildfire prone area on our website https://www.everlogs.com/ .