Build or remodel your walls with ignition-resistant building materials, such as stucco, fiber cement, wall siding, fire retardant, treated wood or other approved materials.
Limit the size and number of windows that face large areas of vegetation, when possible.
Install dual-paned windows with one pane of tempered glass.
Make sure your address is clearly visible from the road.
Protect vents in eaves or cornices with baffles to block embers.
Trim trees and shrubs overhanging the road to allow emergency vehicles to pass.
Ensure that your roof is built with materials such as composition, metal or tile.
Upgrade your patio coverings with the same ignition-resistant materials as the roof or other ignition-resistant coverings.
Consider having multiple garden hoses that are long enough to reach all areas of your home and other structures on your property.
Screen or enclose rain gutters to prevent accumulation of plant debris.