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Harden Your Home

Know what steps you can take to help protect your home and property when living in a wildfire zone.

Fixing the Roof

Home Hardening Links

How to Prepare Your Home for Wildfire

What are the primary threats to homes during a wildfire? Learn more on the NFPAs "Preparing Homes for Wildfire" webpage and download the Home Ignition Zone Checklist.

Hardening Your Home 
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Learn the primary ways  your home can be exposed to wildfire and what you can do to increase its likelihood of surviving a wildfire on CAL FIRE's Hardening Your Home webpage. 

Downloadable Resources

Creating a Fire-Resistant Home
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Flying embers can destroy a home from a mile away! Learn how you can help prevent embers from destroying your home.

Low-Cost Retrofit List
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Retrofitting one's home doesn't have to be costly. Here are 12 ways (including low-cost options to improve your home's fire resistance.

Wildfire Home Retrofit Guide
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How different components of your home are vulnerable to wildfire and what can be done to reduce its vulnerability to wildfire. 

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