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See Home Roof Fire Ratings on California Roofs

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On any property, the roof can be extremely vulnerable to damage from weather, impact, and fire. The role of the roof during a fire is extremely important, which is why there are many laws and regulations that apply to them.  In large areas of California, the threat of wildfire is significant, which is why the way buildings are constructed and the material uses are heavily regulated to ensure that properties are as safe as they can possibly be. So, what are roof fire ratings and what do they mean?  Rating Tests In California, there is a test that determines roof fire ratings. The test is approved and undertaken by the American Society for Testing and Material (ASTM) Standard E-108, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 276. This test is based on three factors concerning the roof material: Sufficiently resist and prevent fire from spreading to the roof space or attic…

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