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Ember Defense Now Offers Financing Through Enhancify

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RENO, NV (Jan. 13, 2021): Ember Defense, wildfire home hardening company, now offers customers financing options through Enhancify, an online e-commerce platform specializing in connecting homeowners with thousands of top lenders. Through Ember Defense’s company platform, customers can receive up to $100,000 in unsecured personal loans to use toward home improvement projects … Read more

Ember Defense Featured in SF Chronicle

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“In the past three years, wildfires in California have destroyed more than 40,000 structures. The alarming scope and scale of these disasters has made home ‘hardening,’ the practice of armoring a building’s exterior against fire ignition, an urgent priority for homeowners across the state.” Embers are becoming more and more known for the destruction they … Read more

Is Wildfire Smoke Bad for You?

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It’s hard to complain about poor air quality when you think about the communities that are suffering from the actual fire. Towns may be under evacuation, homes and businesses could be burning down, and natural ecosystems destroyed. But the smoke from a wildfire poses its own risk and while smoke isn’t necessarily as terrifying or … Read more

How Do Fire-Safe Vents Actually Work?

One of the best ways you can protect your house from burning down in a wildfire is by updating your vents. Traditional vents allow air in which is great for airflow in attic spaces and crawlspaces but not good for letting dangerous wind-blown embers in when there’s a fire near. Fire-resistant vents have a special … Read more

What to Pack in an Emergency Evacuation Bag

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Evacuation is hard. Leaving your home and property during a wildfire is unsettling and frankly, terrifying. But when evacuation orders are made, it is crucial to follow them. There have been countless stories of homeowners staying behind to try to protect their properties from encroaching flames but end up having to be rescued. While it … Read more

California Fire Update

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It feels like we break records of the largest fires and the most destructive in California history every year. 2020’s fire season is breaking records again with 28 fires currently burning, already destroying over three million acres, displacing thousands, killing 24 with many still missing, and consuming over four thousand structures, according to Cal Fire. … Read more

What Exactly Does a Red Flag Warning Mean?

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A red flag warning coming off of a fire weather watch is a forecast notice put out by the National Weather Service (NWS) when relative humidity is low, drought conditions are high, winds are strong, and lightning strikes from thunderstorms are possible. A red flag warning means that conditions are prime for fires to start … Read more

5 Campfire Safety Tips

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Summertime means getting into the woods and going camping. There’s nothing much like waking up in a tent smelling like a campfire! While camping trips are super fun and a great way to spend time with friends and family, you still need to do it safely, especially when it comes to the campfire. According to … Read more