Fans of a popular grove of redwood trees in Del Norte County are racing to fund a project that would help protect the area from hordes of visitors. Explosion Starts Gas-Fueled 3-Alarm Fire In
Century-Old Redwood Trees OK’d For Lumber Harvest, Despite Objections July 5, 2016 at 1:06 pm Filed Under: Cal Fire , Logging , Lumber , Redwood Trees , Sonoma County , Wood
An intense two-alarm fire early Friday destroyed a Redwood City home and sent a family fleeing for safety. is an open-air observation deck with room for 89. There are benches, sculptures, a
It would be interesting to match several Class A/1-hour fire-rated pedestrian traffic coatings against redwood, cedar, and composite decks in actual ASTM fire testing. I’d bet good money that the coatings would come out on top, which is why I believe that they should be used instead of traditional wood or composite decking for any deck built
The lumber, which has a Class A fire rating, resists rot and insects and can be cut and stained just like regular wood decking. $1.50 per lineal foot. Timber Treatment Technologies, Springfield, VA; 703-644-0991.
It is really a question of whether you need a 1 HR rated assembly or fire resistant materials. _____-John The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to slowsol For This Useful Post: Deckhead (01-16-2014), decks shall be a minimum of 1-hour fire-resistance-rated construction, heavy timber construction, or constructed of approved noncombustible
Average temperatures at the company's vineyards have risen 1 degree Celsius (1.8 Fahrenheit) over 40 years, with the result that harvests are now about 10 days earlier than 20 years ago, company
Another Option for Fire-Resistant Decks Professional . The ones we install are waterproof and qualify as Class A/1-hour fire-rated roof coverings, though most havent been evaluated for use as decking in a Wildland Urban Interface WUI .
One-Hour Fire Resistance. The first option above, building a 1-hour fire-resistive deck, isn't simple. Brian Thompson, an engineer with Aegis Engineering in Seattle, says, "[That's] in part because most decks are of combustible wood construction supported in part by the exterior wall of a structure that is not 1-hour rated."