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Wildfires Put Nearly 2 Million Homes At Extreme Risk Of Property Losses

Nearly 2 million homes with a reconstruction cost value of more than $638 billion are at an elevated risk of wildfire damage this year, according to a new report by data analytics provider CoreLogic.

This wildfire season is well on its way to setting a record for one of the most destructive years for wildfires in recent memory, and the pandemic is creating additional complications, according to the report, which provides insights into single-family and multifamily residential properties at risk of damage from wildfires in the United States.

The devastating wildfires raging across the Western United States have left homeowners facing the challenge of starting from scratch. With disruptions to the supply chain for raw materials, manufacturing and transportation, the resulting hit to reconstruction efforts could be further challenged.

There is no state

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Nearly 2 Million Homes at Elevated Risk of Wildfire Damage According to CoreLogic

As the Glass Fire burns and threatens Napa Valley, CoreLogic’s 2020 Wildfire Risk Report analyzes both single-family and multifamily homes currently at risk of wildfire damage in the most wildfire-prone states

CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released its 2020 Wildfire Risk Report as smoky skies and poor air quality continue to burden cities up and down the West Coast. The report finds 1,975,116 homes1 in the United States with an associated reconstruction cost of more than $638 billion at elevated risk of wildfire damage. These homes are comprised of approximately 6.5% of the total number of single-family residences in these states.

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Top 10 Metro Areas by Single-Family Residences at Risk (Graphic: Business Wire)

The Los Angeles metro area tops the list of metropolitan areas with the

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Wellness Design Solutions Address Retracted CDC Aerosolized Covid-19 Transmission Risk Guidance

The Centers for Disease Control posted updated Covid-19 transmission information on its website last Friday and removed it on Monday, claiming the posting was done in error with draft copy. The crucial information in the update concerned aerosols and small airborne particles carrying enough of the virus to infect people beyond the six-foot radius often cited as a safety margin, especially within poorly-ventilated spaces. This mirrored guidance that the World Health Organization addressed last July.

Aerosolized transmission can have a significant reopening impact for schools, gyms and other public and commercial facilities – but it also impacts living spaces, including homes shared by multiple family members, dormitories, military barracks, assisted living facilities and nursing homes.  “The CDC has been saying for months that large droplets are responsible for most infections,” notes Jose L. Jimenez,

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How to Hire a Handyman Service Without Risk

If you are looking to hire a handyman service and want to do so without any risks, then you definitely want to read this. It is a proven fact that hiring the right handyman services can be a lifesaver, but estimates have also shown that many people have been burned by some of the handyman services they hired in the past. Therefore, it is only fair that you get a handyman service that won’t give you any issues or try to play “smart”. So, to hire a handyman service without the risks attached to it, these few tips should help:

1. Ascertain that They Are Capable of Doing the Job That You Require

Most people tend to assume that a handyman service can handle just about any part of their home repairs, remodelling, or office maintenance. Well, having this assumption is not likely to get you the results you desire.… Read More