Wood – A Guide to Fire Safety in Construction

dry floodproofing homes

Dry Flood Proofing Homes

COURSE DESCRIPTION Dry flood proofing can be described as a combination of operations plans, adjustments, alterations, and/or additions to buildings that lower the potential for flood damage by reducing the

Course on Raising a house for flood protection

Elevating Homes for Flood Protection

COURSE DESCRIPTION One of the most common of all retrofitting techniques is to raise an entire existing superstructure above the Design Flood Elevation (DFE). When properly done, the elevation of

Wet Floodproofing for Homes

Wet Floodproofing for Homes

Wet floodproofing can be defined as permanent or contingent measures applied to a structure and/or its contents that prevent or provide resistance to damage from flooding by allowing floodwater to

Course on Repairing Flood Damaged Homes

Repairing Flood Damaged Homes

COURSE DESCRIPTION This course will introduce you to the principles and practices of repairing a flooded home. During the initial visit to a flood-damaged home, the situation often appears overwhelming.

Course on Protecting Homes from Wildfires

Protecting Homes from Wildfires

COURSE DESCRIPTION Wildfires are a common, natural, and essential occurrence in the forests, woodlands, brushlands, and grasslands of the United States and Canada. When conditions are acceptable, fire professionals use