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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

Phos-Chek® Fortify is the Step That Will Save Your Home This Fire Season

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Phos-Chek® Fortify is an award-winning fire retardant that provides season-long preventative protection manufactured by Perimeter Solutions and developed by Stanford University researchers. An annual application using standard equipment effectively coats target trees, plants, and other infrastructure assets that homeowners may not want to, or be able to clear for effective defensible space.  Phos-Chek® Fortify has … Read more

Ember Defense Partners with FireGuard Prevention Services to Offer Phos-Chek Fortify Fire Retardant to Customers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (06/22/2021): Ember Defense will now offer customers the option to apply Phos-Chek® Fortify fire retardant around their home or business via their new partner, FireGuard Prevention Services. Phos-Chek® Fortify is an environmentally-benign fire retardant that can be sprayed on vegetation, decks, and fences around the home, rendering them non-flammable. Easily applied once … Read more

Ember Defense Featured at Private Fire Fighting Resource Fair in St. Helena, California

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Ember Defense was recently invited to attend the Private Fire Fighting Resource Fair in St. Helena, California in Napa Valley. Organized by Heffernan Insurance Brokers and Napa Valley Vintners, the fair featured home hardening product vendors, many of which Ember Defense works with to help protect their customer’s homes and businesses. Vendors in attendance included: … Read more

What Exactly is Defensible Space?

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When it comes to protecting your home from a wildfire, there are multiple strategies you can use. In addition to hardening your home by adding on elements like sprinklers and gutter covers, one of the most important changes homeowners can make is to establish defensible space. The first 30 feet around the home is the … Read more

Preparing for the 2021 Fire Season

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The 2020 wildfire season in California was the worst the state has ever seen – and, according to CNN, things could get even worse this year. With record-breaking temperatures that reached 130 degrees Fahrenheit in 2020, the environment was just right for wildfires, which consumed more than 4.2 acres of land that year alone. The … Read more

When (and What) Is Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

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If you’re concerned about wildfires in the United States and Canada, then it’s important to participate in the Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. This national campaign is hosted by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm. The eighth annual celebration of this event falls on Saturday, May 1, 2021. National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day … Read more

Ember Defense Now Offering waveGUARD™ Exterior Wildfire Defense System

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (03/29/2021): Ember Defense now proudly offers waveGUARD™ Exterior Wildfire Defense Systems to its customers.  As the industry leader in fire suppression technology, waveGUARD™ features a fully autonomous, self-contained, automatic roof and perimeter exterior wildfire defense system that releases water and a proprietary fire-retardant, Micro Blaze Out™. As an eco-friendly, animal-safe product, Micro … Read more