Appendix A: Quick fixes
These are relatively inexpensive and easily carried out by the homeowner. No matter which level of hazard, these should be done immediately, not when a fire is approaching--do them now!
Appendix B: Long-term actions
Some actions are more complex and expensive, may require expert help and take several years to implement.
Appendix C: Pre-fire readiness
There are several options if a wildfire threatens your home that depends on your degree of readiness and capability.
Appendix D: Pre-evacuation checklist
Keep this list in an obvious and conveneient place, perferrably in your garage near your emergency supplies.
Appendix E: Wood decay
Decay (sometimes referred to by homeowners as "rot") is typically found at joints that trap water and dry slowly. Decay occurs only where wood has contact with water, such as trapped rain or condensation of water vapor moving out of the house.
Appendix F: Checklist
This list is intended to help you survey your surroundings and home for potential problems. Items in bold are the preferable condition. Details on specific problems and solutions can be found in other sections.