No one is perfect, as most of us know, but when it comes to things that can cause fires, it makes sense to take the extra time to make sure you deal with it in the proper manner.
That means not throwing ashtray contents into the bin at the end of the night, making sure all candles are extinguished and space heaters are a safe distance from curtains or any other furnishings, to name a few. Especially in December, when we all have holiday decorations up, many people have pine trees in their living rooms that get increasingly dry (watch for our upcoming blog on Christmas tree safety!), and visitors over who are unfamiliar with our home, it is important to keep safety front and center. [Read more…]