Life rarely proceeds exactly as expected. You’ve probably heard the proverb “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade” since you were a little child. Natural calamities and unforeseen mishaps can happen to anyone, at any time. Because of their suddenness, fires and floods that strike your home can cause severe damage to both your house and your possessions.
Particularly devastating are fire disasters, which swiftly spread from house to house in your community. Thankfully, there are measures to fireproof your home, helping you to lessen and, in some circumstances, prevent significant damage to it. So, get a free fireproofing quote right away.
Several decades ago, asbestos insulation was frequently used to insulate homes against fire. But now that people are aware of the dangers of asbestos, it is advisable to use alternate insulation techniques. One of the best and most traditional methods of insulation for homes is mineral wool.
The environmentally beneficial choice of cellulose insulation is an additional option. Recycled paper that has been treated with boric acid and placed around electrical boxes with openings allows the fire to move through.
You can install fire-resistant roofing, decking, framework, doors, and windows after insulating your house. For roofs, there are several excellent possibilities, including recycled-rubber tiles, metal tiles, clay tiles, slate, stone, and fibre cement. If there is a fire outside, you can also use heat-reflective glass to keep the heat from entering your house.
Fiberglass-based materials in general provide excellent fire resistance. But there are other types of wood that can be treated with fire-resistant chemicals for homeowners who like the appearance of raw wood.