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Smoke detectors are your first line of defense against fires. Ignoring them could mean you miss warning signs of a fire, endangering your family and property.
Using light bulbs with a higher wattage than what your fixtures are designed for can cause overheating and increase the risk of fire
Overloading outlets with too many plugs or devices can cause electrical fires. Be sure to distribute your electrical load evenly across multiple outlets.
Furnaces require regular maintenance to operate efficiently and safely. Skipping maintenance can lead to carbon monoxide leaks or fires.
Leaks in your plumbing can lead to water damage, mold, and even structural damage. Addressing leaks early can prevent more costly repairs down the line.
Chimneys need to be cleaned regularly to prevent the buildup of creosote, which can cause fires.
Using the wrong cleaning products can damage surfaces, release toxic fumes, or cause fires. Always read labels and use products as directed.
Dryer lint buildup is a common cause of house fires. Clean your lint filter after every use and have your dryer vent professionally cleaned at least once a year.
Appliances that are damaged or worn out can pose a safety risk. Repair or replace appliances that are no longer functioning properly.
Dirty air filters can lead to reduced air flow and decreased indoor air quality. Change your air filters regularly to maintain a healthy living environment.