MOUNTAIN MODERN MEETS HOME HARDENED
Posted on: October 27, 2023
Crafting a Dream Home That’s Wildfire-Ready in Sierra Nevada
Siding: 1×6″ | Shiplap w/ 1/4″ Reveal
Trim: 2×10 | Square Edge
Soffit: 1×6″ | Tongue & Groove
AquaFir™ | Tobacco | Smooth | CVG Cedar
**All materials protected with Fireline™ Pressure-Treated.**
Nestled in the idyllic Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, a homeowner dreamed of a special mountain retreat. Their vision was not just about creating a striking contemporary design, but also about ensuring that it could weather the challenges posed by the area’s recurring wildfires.
To bring their dream to life while addressing the wildfire concern, the homeowner took practical steps to safeguard their sanctuary.
First, they established a safe buffer zone between the house and the surrounding forest, a measure that added a layer of protection.
The next crucial step involved choosing Fireline™ Pressure-Treated wood for all their natural wood materials, making their home compliant with Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) standards. This simple decision enhanced the natural wood’s ability to withstand potential threats.
Now, the homeowner could cherish the beauty of natural wood while feeling secure in the knowledge that their retreat was equipped to stand strong in the face of nature’s unpredictable challenges. This home became a testament to both aesthetics and practicality, offering peace of mind amidst its cozy ambiance.