Category: fire-resistant

  • 20
    Oct

    Make Your House Fire-Resistant – Steps You Should Take

      The threat of wildfires is a growing phenomenon that requires strategic planning, resources, and intentional mobilization. However, when it comes to protecting your home from being destroyed by wildfires, knowledge is power. The good news is that there are multiple ways to add resiliency to your home and...

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  • 19
    Oct

    Fire-Resistant Buildings: How Are They Classified?

      You might think that contractors constructed most commercial buildings using the same methods and materials. However, they made each one by utilizing different construction processes. The client might have a different building design in mind, so the contractor needs to adapt and alter their style. One part of...

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  • 19
    Oct

    Pros & Cons of the Most Widely Used Fire-Resistant Materials

      Due to the recent climate, areas are more prone to spread wildfires. In addition, some homeowners have seen their properties suffer irreparable damage. Architects and engineers also anticipate these problems when designing new homes. Selecting materials that can resist fires for their construction projects is now standard practice...

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  • 13
    Oct

    Requirements of a Fire Resistant Building

      Fire is a force that can get out of hand rather quickly if not contained. Many structures take precautionary measures to resist this force because the possibility of it happening is something genuinely of significant concern. The losses one can suffer might be too costly, so standards and...

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  • 12
    Oct

    Fire-Resistant Walls – Principles of Their Design

      Each building has different construction materials used by the construction team. The materials can determine the durability and reliability of the building, especially during fires. It’s crucial that the building must have ways to prevent the spread of fire to ensure that firefighters can extinguish it right away...

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  • 11
    Oct

    Can a House Be 100% Fire Resistant?

    In the wake of another devastating fire season, homeowners and officials are asking how to prevent property losses, environmental damages, and loss of lives as a result of what appears to be a rising risk of wildfires. In 2017 the Northern California Firestorm faced the worst disaster in the...

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  • 08
    Oct

    Some Of The Fire-Resistant Construction Techniques

    As per the National Fire Protection Association report, wildfires damage thousands of houses every year. Also, other estimates show the last ten years to be the ones with high cases of houses destroyed by wildfires. So, what are some of the fire-resistant construction techniques to put into practice and...

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  • 07
    Oct

    What is California Building Code For A Fire-Resistant House?

    California building code chapter 7A highlights the minimum standards you need to observe to keep your life and house located in California safe. This chapter covers how you can increase your house’s capability to resist the burning embers’ or flames’ intrusion. Besides this, this guide will help you know...

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  • 06
    Oct

    Fire-Proof vs. Fire-Resistant Homes and Their Building Code Differences

    Fire-resistant homes and fire-proof homes are two common phrases that you’ll come across in the construction industry. Whether it’s a firewall, fire dampers, or fire doors, every resident in California wants to make their property fire-proof. However, it’s wrong to use “fire-proof” in this way. Generally, nothing is fire-proof...

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  • 04
    Oct

    The Best Fire-Resistant Materials, Their Pros, and Cons

    Nowadays, most engineers and architects plan, design, and build properties that ensure occupants remain safe whenever a fire outbreak happens. In this guide, we’ll cover the best fire-resistant materials, their pros, and their cons. Let’s get started! Stones Stones work well in hilly places where you can access them...

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