How to build bushfire smart structures in Sydney
It’s no secret that the warmer months in the greater Sydney region have residents bunkering down in preparation for bushfires. With recent fires leaving an unprecedented path of destruction local councils must enforce the bushfire requirements legislated under the Australian standards for the various Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) ratings for many Sydney areas. All structures will have to reconsider the building materials, design and location to ensure they comply with the requirements prior to building any new structures.
Don’t worry Hi-Craft Home Improvements are here to help! We have a number of options available to help home owners in these instances achieve their outdoor living dreams while still complying to the Australian standards with a range of materials better suited to homes with high BAL ratings.
Whether it is decking, pergolas, awnings, alfresco areas, sunrooms or a room extension, there are now many considerations to make in the design and construction of your outdoor living area. Ensuring it meets the criteria required for building in the various bushfire zones is vital to the success of your project. Understanding these issues can make all the difference to the longer terms success of your project.
With this in mind Hi-Craft Home Improvements boast an unrivalled experience as a preferred home improvement company. Located at the base of the Blue Mountains on the corner of Russell Street and the Great Western Highway, Emu Plains Hi-Craft have a large showroom with many products on display offering bushfire zoned building materials to see in a real structure to get a real sense of what you would be getting.
We can arrange a free in home consultation to have a look at your proposed project and work out exactly what is needed.