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How to Prevent House Fires

5/14/2020 (Permalink)

House with Fire & Smoke Alarm Safeguarding your home against fires

It’s always better to be safe than sorry... thus better to be extra vigilant when it comes to keeping your home safe from both smoke and fire. Check out these useful tips on how to prevent house fires.  Cord Maintenance  A frayed or damaged cord is a common source of house fires. Best to do a regular visual inspection of cords and wires. If you are unsure it is best to have them checked by a professional to prevent house fires.  Be Wary When it comes to Storing Flammable Items  Hairspray, insecticides, rubbing alcohol, and other flammable products should be safely secured. Keep them well away from heat sources as much as possible.  Avoid Leaving your Kitchen While Using Your Cooking Appliances It will only take a few seconds for a fire to happen so you need to be careful when cooking food. Never leave said appliances unattended. If you do need to leave the kitchen, just turn off the appliances used for cooking.  Invest in a Fire/Smoke Alarm and a Fire Extinguisher  Fire & smoke alarms are great tools to alert you and your family when a fire occurs. A fire extinguisher will help to mitigate or control small fires. Make sure to test out the alarms and replace the batteries if needed. Your fire extinguisher should always be within reach... and certified to be in proper functional condition. Need Emergency Service? Call Us 24/7 – (714) 361-0572


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