After a day on the ski hill or an afternoon of shoveling, there’s nothing quite like warming up by a wood burning fireplace. To enjoy your fire with peace of mind, take the proper steps to protect your family and your home from potential hazards like chimney fires and accidental burns. If you’re using a wood or pellet stove, you’ll want to do some additional research so you’re familiar with how operate it safely. Otherwise, here’s everything you need to know to safely enjoy your wood burning fireplace and stay warm during the next polar vortex (...)
Space Heater Safety Tips
Autumn is quickly approaching, and with it the temperatures start to drop. Although temperatures during the day are quite comfortable still, nights are starting to get rather cold. In order to save money, many people opt to use a space heater to heat one room rather than heat the entire structure. Regardless of your plan, it is important to be cautious (...)
Fire Safety: Do you have an Escape Plan?
When a fire occurs in your home there is no time to waste, your exit strategy must be executed calmly and efficiently. With a well planned escape plan and step-by-step instructions, it should give you and your family or co-workers the best odds of escaping the fire safely (...)