Each week, we share a practical landscaping or building tip from the Village’s Fire Resilient Community Fact Sheet.
Fire resilient rebuilding Tip #8: Don’t forget about outbuildings!
Give sheds and outbuildings within 10 metres of the home the same FireSmart considerations as the main structure. This means using fire-resistant materials for exterior finishing, fire-resistant tempered glass and screens for windows, fire-rated doors that seal, and keeping combustible materials away from sheds.
Download the fire resilient rebuilding fact sheet for more tips or pick up a copy at the Village Office or Parish Hall.
- FireSmart BC Begins At Home Guide.
- Tips To FireSmart Your Home
- FireSmart Canada Home Development Guide