Wildfires are a risk throughout the U.S. and pose a significant threat to buildings and lives in wildfire- prone areas. As more and more businesses expand into the wildland-urban interface—or WUI, a term used to designate wildfire-prone areas where homes and businesses are also located—the wildfire risk to businesses will also grow. In this environment,... Continue Reading

Reduce the risk of fire damage to your home by assessing your roofing material and then take steps to improve the fire resistance of your roof. To help prevent fire damage to your roof, you should first assess your roofing material to determine your risk. If necessary, consider replacing your roof using fire resistant roofing material. If your roof has reached the end of its service life, it should be replaced. IBHS recommends hiring a professional roofing contractor to replace or repair your roof covering.

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