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

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

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

Ember Defense Works with Spottswoode Winery to Mitigate the Risk of Wildfire Damage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (7/06/20) RENO, NV: Ember Defense, a wildfire home-hardening company, recently performed vent and gutter updates to Spottswoode Winery, expanding their range of clientele to include larger-scale commercial operations in addition to residential homes. Spottswoode Winery is a 40-acre family estate in St. Helena, California, a vibrant wine community in Napa County and … Read more

Poeville Fire: Reno Sees First Major Fire of the Season

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Featured Image by: Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue/ Twitter A wildfire broke out Friday night in the Peavine hills north of Reno found to be caused by a vehicle fire after investigation. Saturday saw very windy conditions which made the fire spread rapidly and to become large enough and dangerous enough to earn a name: … Read more

Are Wildfires Good for the Environment?

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Wildfires are scary. To see the raw power of flames ripping through trees engulfing everything in their path is impressive. To see how fast forest fires move from home to home in a neighborhood with the help of embers flying in the wind is terrifying. But that’s typically the difference between a fire occurring naturally, … Read more