Portable Space Heater Safety

Portable electric space heaters provide supplemental heat in our homes and workplaces. Fires due to space heaters usually involve them not having adequate safety features; placing them near combustibles; and not properly plugging them in. To decrease the risk of fire resulting from the misuse of portable heaters, follow the guidelines below before selecting and […]

7 simple fixes to make your home a safe zone

If your outlet has a missing or broken cover plate, replace it immediately. Outlet covers create a barrier between people and exposed wires; Install tamper-resistant receptacles to protect younger children from shocks. They have special shutters that cover the plug slots and help prevent little fingers or objects from going into the outlet; Small kids […]