Each week, we will share a practical landscaping or building tip from the Village’s Fire Resilient Community Fact Sheet.
Fire resilient rebuilding Tip #5: Install metal screening or shutters on windows
Metal screens can prevent embers from entering your home and igniting combustible materials like carpets, drapes, or furniture. They also decrease radiant heat.
Rolling shutters can provide an added layer of fire protection.
Find other fire resilient rebuilding tips in the fact sheet online or pick up a copy at the Village Office or Parish Hall.