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SB 182 - Fire Retardant Roofs

Within a very high fire severity zone, requires an association to allow an owner to use at least one type of fire retardant roof covering material that meets certain requirements as defined in the section and in the International Building Code.

A Guide to Rain Gutter Screens

Rain gutter screens offer the hope of reduced maintenance. But our experience from installing and removing gutter screens for over forty years indicates that sometimes they actually do reduce gutter system maintenance but usually they do not. Installation of these screens often costs more than the resultant saving in maintenance expense. Gutter cleaning when screens are present costs more than cleaning of unscreened gutters, and screens are usually damaged at least a little with every cleaning.

Anticipate Roof Drainage Problems

Creating a proactive roof drainage plan is one of the best ways to keep properties in good working order and to avoid costly repairs such as water intrusion, dry rot, premature rusting, foundation challenges, termite infestation and staining.

§4720 - Roof Repairs and Materials

  1. No association may require a homeowner to install or repair a roof in a manner that is in violation of Section 13132.7 of the Health and Safety Code.

§1353.7 - Roofing Materials

  1. No common interest development may require a homeowner to install or repair a roof in a manner that is in violation of Section 13132.7 of the Health and Safety Code.
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