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Attention Redlands residents: did you pick the right wildfire protection service?

FireClear Systems

Attention Redlands residents: did you pick the right wildfire protection service?

When it comes to home the best wild fire defense system in Redlands, it doesn’t get any better than Phos-Chek, and nobody does it better than FireClear.

Redlands Phos-Chek for home is odorless, colorless and long-lasting. It’s identical to the same effective formula dropped by firefighting planes in almost every major wildfire throughout the nation (except Phos-Chek for home isn’t red).

But exactly how long does Phos-Chek last? How do you use Phos-Chek at home? What’s in Phos-Chek, and is it safe? We’ll walk you through the basics to help you understand why fire protection in Redlands should start with Phos-Chek.

How does Phos-Chek work?

Redlands Phos-Chek for home changes fire fuel sources at a molecular level. When a cellulose-based material like wood or grass is sprayed with Phos-Chek, the surface changes into a type of non-flammable carbon.

By making dangerous fuel like dead vegetation much less likely to combust, Phos-Chek can ruin a wildfire’s day as it approaches your home. The slower your property ignites, the longer firefighters have to respond. It’s that simple.

What are some of the benefits of using Phos-Chek?

There are tons of benefits to choosing Phos-Chek and FireClear’s Redlands wildfire protection service:

  • Trusted by professionals. Phos-Chek is the same formulation used by professional firefighters, minus the red color.
  • Insurance benefits. Phos-Chek is both affordable and could be covered by insurance—plus, it could even lower your fire protection insurance premium.
  • Improve and extend defensible space. Phos-Chek gives firefighters precious time to reach your property in the event of a wildfire.
  • No color, no smell. Phos-Chek has no distracting colors or odors. You won’t even know it’s there.
  • CA approved non-toxic. Phos-Chek is totally non-toxic to your pets, wildlife, and your family.
  • One application protects for the entire fire season. One quick, easy Phos-Chek application can protect your property for the entire season.
  • How do you use Phos-Chek in Redlands?

    Phos-Chek home fire defense is simple to use, especially when applied by professionals.

    FireClear’s Redlands wildfire protection service experts will apply Phos-Chek to your home and surrounding outbuildings, thoroughly coating and protecting potential fire fuel sources.

    One application is all it takes to protect your home for the next fire season, and we can even do it while you’re at work.

    Is Phos-Chek toxic to humans?

    When used at home, Phos-Chek is totally safe for humans and pets. In rare situations, wildlife has suffered some ill effects from Phos-Chek, but only when totally doused with the substance by those big firefighting planes you’ve seen on TV. These situations simply don’t happen with small, home applications.

    Verdict? Phos-Chek is completely safe for your home, your pets, and your family—especially when applied by pros like FireClear.

    Is Phos-Chek red?

    It’s a misconception that all fire retardants are red, and that’s because the Phos-Chek you see used on large wildfires is made red on purpose. The Phos-Chek we use on your home is totally colorless, and you won’t notice it’s there.

    How long does Phos-Chek last?

    When we finish applying Phos-Chek at your home, you will start enjoying peace of mind immediately—Phos-Chek lasts throughout the entire fire season, typically until it’s washed away by rain.

    Why do so many people trust FireClear to protect their homes with Phos-Chek?

    When it comes to home fire protection, we really believe that Phos-Chek is the #1 choice.

  • Safe, non-toxic, state-approved
  • Phos-Chek is approved by the state of CA for home fire protection. It’s non-toxic for pets, wildlife and humans, and it’s also safe for your plants, your yard, and your house. There’s a big reason why we use Phos-Chek on our own homes—it’s the same winning formula used by professional firefighters.

  • You won’t even know it’s there
  • Phos-Chek for home is just as effective as the stuff used by pro firefighters during wildfires, with one big difference. Because Phos-Chek for home is 100% colorless and odorless, you won’t even know it’s there.

  • Just one application per year
  • Amazingly, all you need for season-long fire protection is one quick application of Phos-Chek. And because FireClear can protect your home while you work, you can enjoy peace of mind with zero hassle.

    When should you apply Phos-Chek in Redlands?

    In Southern California, people tend to apply Phos-Chek between late spring and early summer—whenever your local vegetation has stopped growing and turned dry and brown.

    Just remember that it’s important to apply Phos-Chek after plants stop growing for the season, because additional growth could mean that you need further Phos-Chek applications for total fire coverage.

    What is Phos-Chek made out of?

    Fire retardants contain several different chemicals, such as ammonium polyphosphate and diammonium phosphate.

    These chemicals attach to the surface of potential fuel sources (like wood and grass) and change their molecular structure to make them more resistant to combustion.

    What else can you do to protect your home from wildfires in Redlands?

    Phos-Chek is one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal of home fire defense. But to get the most out of Phos-Chek, we also recommend that you:

  • Create defensible space. By clearing out flammable material and vegetation, you will create buffer zones between your home and high-risk wildland areas.
  • Reinforce your home’s weak points. Eaves and vents provide easy access to flames and embers, and should be properly protected and covered to increase your home’s safety.
  • Make a fire evacuation plan. Regardless of how well your home is protected, you need to have a plan to evacuate in the event of a fire. Also ensure that your home’s driveway is clearly marked for emergency vehicles.
  • Can Phos-Chek be used directly on my house, fences, or deck?
    Phos-Chek works best on fuel sources like dry vegetation, but it can also be applied to raw, unpainted wood structures like siding, decks and fences.

    As for other structures, Phos-Chek can stain painted surfaces. You may only want to consider using Phos-Chek on these surfaces if your home is at a severe risk of wildfires.
    How do you clean Phos-Chek fire retardant?
    Phos-Chek will naturally wash off in the rain, but what if you’ve accidentally sprayed or spilled it somewhere on your property? In that case, just give the affected area a thorough rinse with water.
    How does FireClear apply Phos-Chek in Redlands?
    FireClear does Phos-Chek easier, quicker, and with less mess compared to DIY applications. Here’s how we do it.

    Step 1: Property Assessment

    We inspect your property and home thoroughly with our team of professionals (with 40+ years of combined experience).

    Step 2: Fire Proofing Plan

    We’ll give you our recommendations for safely fireproofing your property, including hard-to-spot details that might just save your home during a fire.

    Step 3: Phos-Chek Application

    You pick the time. We protect your property with one painless application of Phos-Chek. One day is all you need for season-long security.
    What’s the best way to use Phos-Chek in Redlands?
    Yes, Phos-Chek is amazing at fire protection—but you have to use it properly. Missing one vulnerable area could put your entire property at risk during California’s next major wildfire.

    There’s a reason why so many view FireClear as the #1 home fire defense experts in Southern California—we give you peace of mind.

    Why risk it all on second-best? Contact us now for a 100% free property assessment, and let’s protect your home before the next big blaze.

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