Homestead Fire Mitigation, LLC
Strength In Stewardship!
Durango, CO Area | Call/Text: (970) 317-0826 | Licensed & Insured
Wildfire has always been and will always be a natural part of our landscape. Our services are designed to ethically address landscape resiliency, while helping clients complete their goals. This is our craft.
For over 30 years, our specialized background has helped clients gain piece of mind.
With tens-of-thousands of hours logged operating and managing forest resources, we're confident in our ability to help our clients succeed. Our experience culminated in academia, our forests, our fire lines, and in our airspace; from Alaska to Florida, to include much of provincial Canada.
Join the growing number of Coloradans who trust our services!
Skin In The Game - Celebrating 30+ Years of Specialized Experience!
Soon after his military tour, HFM owner Jon Frisch began working our National Forest's on Inter-agency Hot Shot Crews (IHC), prior to his Smokejumper selection. Jon's backdrop in forestry, fuels management, perpetuity logging, arboriculture and advanced fire behavior will help you choose the right service or training package, that best suits your needs.
There's a new paradigm shift in the way we choose to confront wildfire.
Fuels Reduction does not have to be overwhelming...we can help!
More About Stewardship - Less About Sponsorship
Because we choose to live amidst excessive fuel loading and drought (i.e. proliferation of tree disease, insect infestation and climate change), it's more important than ever to employ asymmetrical problem solving. Critical knowledge that can only be gained through actual - skilled experience. HFM helps clients choose the best course of action for their home, property, and budget. An authentic approach in today's climate crisis.
HFM bridges gaps between local hearsay, amateur guidance, and trendy protocols. We explain forestry and how it relates to wildland fire - your property - your goals.
What About Our Cost And Availability?
Not every client is local or interested in the long story. We get it. You want a legitimate proposal, proof of insurance and the soonest start date available. Our cost depends on your goals. Some clients just want the problem to go away, while others are willing to perform the work themselves. Contact us for a professional estimate and/ or consultation today.
Either way, our training and/ or service plans help clients build landscape resiliency.
Professional Chainsaw Training
Basic. Intermediate. Advanced Training.
Professional training designed to help clients build confidence, increase safety, and get chips flying! Our backdrop in perpetuity logging, wildland fire, and arboriculture operations provides clients with balanced fundamentals, increased situational awareness and speed to competency evaluations. Essential training with the homeowner and industry specialist in mind.
Contact us for year-round training opportunities and begin your own strength in stewardship!
Homeowners Insurance Concerns
Need Help With Insurance Mandates?
In today's market, buying a new home in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) can be challenging. Mortgage applications will require new owners to carry insurance while existing owners are dropped for living in fire prone locations. In many cases, insurance companies are accessing the likelihood of their clients (and their neighbors) home becoming destroyed in the event of wildfire. We understand Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) fire mitigation protocols, as they relate to your insurance carriers concerns.
Want to learn more? Contact us for a professional consultation today!
HFM provides a full quiver of service options to meet our clients needs. To receive an estimate or scheduled consultation, please contact us with the right services in mind. We are licensed, bonded, insured and happy to answer any questions or provide relevant documentation.
Ethical - cost effective services built from the ground up!
What Our Clients Are Sharing
Providing fuels mitigation services is not as easy as one would think. Once we (or anyone) begin removing trees, operations can take on a whole new meaning. Most of us have an affinity for trees, and are use to protecting our old growth timber, while reveling through our National Parks.
Trees provide shade, privacy, and the esthetics we all come to know and love. But fire mitigation is not landscaping. The proper dialogue must be created for us to provide value, while ensuring clients are satisfied with their investment. Trust is literally everything is this line of work.
Contact us for your professional consultation today!
Disabled Veteran Outreach
HFM Helps Disabled Veterans Get Started!
If you are a Disabled Service Veteran, and you would like help getting started with your fuels reduction, we would be glad to help! We understand privacy, trust, and wanting to make connections with other Veterans. We also get good days and bad days, and the challenges that go along with them.
Together, we can develop a training schedule that fits your goals, and gets you started on a rewarding stewardship path that connects you to your land, while breathing life back into your sole! We offer a 20% discount for our training and services plans, for all DSV's.
Contact us for your veteran to veteran consultation today!
Big or Small - Trusted Private or Commercial Services
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Featured articles about wildland fire, fuels management (or mismanagement), and general home defense solutions, designed to increase our subconscious repertoire, while fighting our WUI's overkill.
Resources that help build strength in stewardship!
Are You On The Fence About Fire Mitigating Your Property?
We recommend watching Bring Your Own Brigade. Two time Oscar-nominated film director (Lucy Walker) does a fabulous job at capturing the essence of living in the Wildland-urban interface (WUI).
Pay close attention to 01:31:30 movie timeline, as this is where Paradise California residents, and their county BOD, vote on fire/ landscape resiliency measures that will address robust WUI standards. Behaviorally, this particular section of the documentary film is fascinating!
Click Here For Full Movie: https://www.cbsnews.com/video/bring-your-own-brigade/#x
The blight of our forests - our WUI depends on us managing our fuel loading...you better believe it!