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Prepping Your Home for a Fire

Posted by Jackson Short on Fri, Nov 29, 2019

Although the summer heat is on its way out, the air dry and fire season is still upon us. With that in mind it is best to be prepared in the event of a fire. Here at Clean Earth Restorations, we pride ourselves in being local experts on fire damage repair and restoration. But with these tips, hopefully you'll never need to use our fire reparation services!

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Any vegetation around your home is a fire risk. We're not saying you should remove all of your plants, but be aware of which plants are closest to the property. Your home could also be at risk if near large areas of grass.

When it comes to fires these are two types of fuel: heavy and fine. Fine fuels are usually used as catalysts for heavy fuels, which burn longer and hotter. Examples of fine fuels are branches, twigs, leaves, dry tree bark, things that easily ignite and can be carried by the wind, such as newspaper, and most things that are thinner than a pencil.

Fires burn faster traveling uphill, and heat from the impending fire can prime anything in the fire's way, making it easier to burn. Wind can significantly impact the speed at which a fire travels, its direction, intensity, and more.

If the worst case scenario happens and you do become in need of fire damage restoration services, we're here for you. We have worked with homes of every size, as well as many businesses in the San Diego county. Our team of professionals know how to deal with insurance companies so you can focus on the important things: making sure everyone is o.k. and moving forward. We offer free consultations, and help walk you through every step with an outstretched arm. For more information, or for a free consultation, give us a call at 619-284-4239, or contact us at

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Topics: fire damage services San Diego, fire restoration, Fire Safety

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