Products for Wildfire Damage Prevention

Proper site planning and product selection can help your next build stand a better chance against a dangerous natural disaster.

Classified for use in Wildland Urban Interface zones, Azek Deck is available in a wide range of stain-, scratch-, and mold-resistant colors Azek |

Cladding a home in fiber cement materials, such as CertainTeed WeatherBoards siding, limits the amount of organic material that could burn in a wildfire situation. CertainTeed |

Materials from DaVinci Roofscapes, including Bellaforte shakes and shingles are Class A fire-rated, so the polymer material will resist ignition and protect the roof's substructure. The product also capitalizes on the brand's multitude of blended colorways. DaVinci Roofscapes |

Slate is another material ideal for roofing in fire-prone areas, but it doesn't have to be natural slate. EcoStar Majestic Slate tiles comprise recycled rubber and plastic, and come in 10 colors. Ecostar |

As a non-combustable material, Eldorado Stone has been tested for fire hazard and shows zero flame spread and doesn't develop smoke, the maker says. A range of new colors is available across several profiles, including Cypress Ridge in Catonia (shown). Eldorado Stone |

Another fiber cement product, James Hardie HardieShingle panels are available in six profiles and more than two dozen colors, so designers can clad a fire-safe home in any number of combinations to blend in with the surroundings. James Hardie |

Known for its fiber cement shake and lap siding materials, Nichiha customers can also choose manufactured stone profiles with the same installation and fire-safety benefits. The FieldStone product line is available in three colors. Nichiha |

Earthwood decking offers a Class B flame spread rating for safety in fire-prone areas. The rosewood, teak, and walnut color options tie in well with natural landscapes surrounding a home. TimberTech |

Deck out the front of with fire safety in mind, using Trex Transcend Porch Flooring. The material is class B fire rated and certified for use in Wildland Urban Interface zones. Trex |

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