February 9, 2024
How to Install Wildfire Defense Mesh on Vents

Introduction

Wildfire Defense Mesh is easy to install on vents and can be done as a DIY project or using an install partner. 

To assist homeowners and contractors, Wildfire Defense Mesh has created some easy to follow install guides for both Wildfire Defense Mesh and Wildfire Defense Screens (complete vents) 

Download our comprehensive Vent Retrofit and Screen Installation Guide PDF. 

These guides will take you through: 

  1. Select the installation mode that best suits your building 
  2. Prepare the ventilation space for protection 
  3. Measure the ventilation space 
  4. Measure and cut the Wildfire Defense Mesh
  5. Secure the Wildfire Defense Mesh protected vent to your building 
  6. Check for the quality of installation 

Wildfire Defense Screens 

  1. Select the installation mode that best suits your building 
  2. Prepare the ventilation space for protection 
  3. Measure the ventilation space 
  4. Secure the Wildfire Defense Screen to the building 
  5. Check for the quality of the installation 

We have also created video’s to assist you with the install process. 

The most comprehensive video, “How to install Wildfire Defense Mesh on vents to help defend your home from Wildfire” (22:35) will take you through the entire process from 

  • Five tips for defending your Home from wildfire 
  • How to measure, cut and prepare 
  • Retrofitting a Foundation Vent 
  • Retrofitting a Gable Vent 
  • Retrofitting a Soffit Vent 
  • Retrofitting a Dormer (off ridge vent) 

For your ease, we have also cut these into shorter videos:

  1. Five tips for defending your home from Wildfire 
  1. How to measure, cut and prepare Wildfire Defense Mesh for installation  
  1. Retrofitting a Foundation Vent 
  1. Retrofitting a Gable Vent 
  1. Retrofitting a Soffit Vent 
  1. Retrofitting a Dormer (off ridge vent)