Well it’s time to get ready for the cooler temperatures ahead. With home heating season upon us there are a few things you can do to improve safety around the house.
- Have your furnace serviced to make sure it’s operating safely and efficiently.
- Change your furnace filter. A dirty filter can cause over-heating and create a fire hazard.
- Keep the area ...Read more
In 2011, U.S. fire departments responded to 370,000 home structure fires. These fires caused 13,910 civilian injuries, 2,520 civilian deaths, $6.9 billion in direct damage. Working smoke detectors reduce the risk of dying in reported home fires by 50 percent. Experts estimate that 1 in 3 homes have an inoperable smoke alarm.
The (N.F.P.A.) National Fire Protection Association recommends...Read more