Using Landscape as Defensible Space

In our previous blog, we spoke about 5 steps that you can take to help improve your current home with fire mitigation. But what if your home is a new build and the landscape hasn’t been put in yet? Since the first 30 feet around your home is the most important area for fire [...]

By | 2018-09-17T00:39:27+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Fire Mitigation|0 Comments

The Wildlife Urban Interface

What is the Wildlife Urban Interface (WUI) and why does it matter? Over 6.6 million acres of Colorado are within this zone. This zone includes any man-made structure built within or around flammable vegetation, and especially where there exists a high possibility of wildfire risk. For El Paso county residents, the main areas within [...]

By | 2018-09-17T00:39:38+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Blog, Fire Mitigation|0 Comments

5 Ways to Reduce Your Wildfire Risk

Wildfire Mitigation is truly a year-round activity that requires consistent maintenance. If only it were so easy as to cut down brush once and not have it grow back! But landscapes are living organisms, and continue to grow, spread, and change over time. It’s also easy to think that if you don’t live directly [...]

By | 2018-09-17T00:39:47+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Blog, Fire Mitigation|0 Comments