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Wildfire Proof Homes Alabaster AL

Homeowners can improve their homes' defenses against wildfire in Alabaster and reduce the risk of damage by following 10 tips provided by the Institute for Business & Home Safety.

The Home Depot
(205)685-1837
3191 Pelham Pkwy
Pelham, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(205)988-8141
3670 Galleria Circle
Birmingham, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(205)781-0110
6405 Flintridge Drive
Fairfield, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Ace of Helena
(205) 605-0600
101 Ace Place
Helena, AL
 
Fastenal- Pelham
205-989-8243
2132 Pelham Parkway Suite A Pelham, AL, 35124
Pelham, AL
 
Woodcraft - Birmingham Area, AL
(205) 988-3600
220 Cahaba Valley Road
Pelham, AL

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The Home Depot
(205)995-9357
4995 Hwy 280
Birmingham, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Lowe's
(205) 685-4060
235 Colonial Promenade Parkway
Alabaster, AL
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Southern Fastening Systems- Pelham
205-733-8501
212 Commerce Parkway Pelham, AL, 35124
Pelham, AL
 
Riverchase Galleria Mall
(205) 403-7900
2500 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, AL
Store Hours
Sears Stores
Store Type
Sears Stores
Hours
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:10-21
Sun:12-18
Store Features
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:10-21
Sun:12-18

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Boost Your Home's Wildfire Defense

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This year's wildfire season, which lasts through August, is expected to be more active than usual due to drought conditions and higher-than-normal summer temperatures, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Homes in the Southwest, Southeast (including all of Florida), northern Rockies, Northeast and Alaska are particularly at risk.

Homeowners can improve their homes' defenses against wildfire and reduce the risk of damage by following 10 tips provided by the Institute for Business & Home Safety. These actions should be taken within 30 feet of most homes, or 50 to 100 feet if the home is located close to a wooded area.

1. Eliminate fuel sources like dry landscaping and woodpiles.

2. Prune trees and shrubs.

3. Trim taller trees so the lowest branch is no less than six feet from the ground.

4. Remove dead leaves and branches from the yard.

5. Clear branches from around the roof and chimney.

6. Mow the lawn regularly and dispose promptly of cuttings and debris.

7. Clear the roof, gutters and eaves of debris.

8. Maintain your irrigation system.

9. Move firewood and storage tanks 50 feet away from the home.

10. Store flammable liquids properly.

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