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5 Reasons You should have your chimney inspected annually

Posted By: Shamara Glover on September 16, 2020

There are approximately 20,000 chimney fires in the U.S. every year. We often forget about the important role our chimneys play during the warm summer months, but they provide a lot of value during harsh winters.

10 Easy Ways to Prevent a Dryer Fire

Posted By: Amy Casey on February 17, 2020

Laundry might be part of our weekly routine, but oftentimes, cleaning your dryer isn’t. Believe it or not, one-third of dryer fires are caused by an accumulation of lint within the vent system.

Reaching for Safety: 10 Do's and Don'ts of Using Extension Cords

Posted By: Amy Casey on February 6, 2020

Extension cords cause over 3,000 home fires each year, resulting in an average of 50 fatalities and nearly 300 injuries. Oftentimes, extension cords are used improperly and can overheat or short out.

How Many Smoke Detectors Should I Have in My Home?

Posted By: Amy Casey on December 26, 2019

When it comes to protecting yourself and your loved ones, preparation is key.

5 Checkpoints for a functioning Furnace

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 5, 2019

It’s that time of year again – the leaves are falling and the temperature is dropping! If you haven’t already fired up your furnace, chances are you’ll be forced to very soon.

3 Holiday Decorating Dangers to Keep in Mind

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 4, 2019

With all of the excitement of the holidays, it can be difficult to remember safety. Your best bet is to start off safe while you’re decorating your home to prevent any misfortune over the holiday season. Above all else, remember to address these three dangers:

12 Principle Do's and Dont's of Using A Wood Burning Stove

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 1, 2019

While wood stoves do a great job at heating smaller areas of the home, using them as a supplementary source of heat has led to an alarming – and growing – number of fires traceable to careless installation or misuse.

Combustibles 101: How to Store, Handle and Use Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Safely

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 16, 2019

Every year, hundreds and thousands of fires are intensified by combustible materials. A combustible material is one of which will ignite and burn or will add appreciable heat to an ambient fire.

10 Most Common Causes of House Fires

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 12, 2019
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4th of July Fun: The Do's and Dont's of Fireworks

Posted By: Amy Casey on June 28, 2019

Alright, alright – fireworks can’t be that dangerous right? WRONG.

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