California Defensible Space Law

Oct 24, 2019

California’s Defensible Space Law In January of 2005, California passed a defensible space law that requires homeowners to take action to protect their property from wildfires. According to the law, homeowners must maintain 100 feet of defensible space around their

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Things to Think About for a Fire Evacuation Checklist

Sep 19, 2019

Fire Evacuation Checklist Wildfires can be pretty terrifying for everyone involved; to be trapped in one or caught trying to evacuate with thousands of other families — downright terrifying. Every year, wildfires consume millions of acres of land, destroying homes

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Defensible Space: What does it Actually Mean?

Jun 18, 2019

When it comes to protecting you, your family and your home from wildfires, there are two key factors to consider: structural ignitability and defensible space. As the term suggests, structural ignitability involves the materials of the home and the probability

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Thanksgiving is a Time for Gratitude

Nov 21, 2018

Thanksgiving is always a special time to remember all that we have to be grateful for and to celebrate the progress made throughout the year as it moves on to winter and the beginning of a new year. Byers is

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Protect Your Home from Fire

Aug 30, 2018

California has had a very challenging year with numerous fires, spreading quickly and threatening entire communities. Let us give firefighters a hand by doing the things we can do to keep our homes fire safe and hopefully, make their jobs

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Quick Tips for Wildfire Preparedness

Aug 21, 2018

Create a Defensible Space California is facing the serious threat of wildfires. Many of these fires are not in remote wilderness, but in areas with population, neighborhoods and rural residential settings. At Byers, we encourage homeowners to understand the everyday

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Top 8 Reasons to Get Byers LeafGuard Gutters

Jul 27, 2018

During fire season, reduces fire danger by keeping debris away from your roof During rainy months, keeps water rolling away from your home—no blockages Lets you stay off the roof and reduces overall maintenance Lifetime guarantee means no premature rusting of

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This Fire Season, Upgrade Your Gutters

Jul 24, 2018

2017 proved to be one of the worst fire seasons, with five of California’s most destructive wildfires – causing significant damage to buildings and infrastructure. Devastating fires included the Thomas Fire, which started in December and the Nuns, Tubbs, Atlas

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Are Your Ready for a WildFire?

Jul 17, 2018

Protect Structures with Byers LeafGuard Gutters As summer heats up, Californians wonder what fire season will bring this year. Last year was one of the most destructive ever seen in California. The Washington Post reports that close to 9,000 wildfires

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