As the temperatures finally start to fall, most of us will begin running the heat at home. Now is a good time to prepare your home heating system for increased use in the upcoming months.
You may use a traditional heating system, like a furnace or boiler, to heat your home. Or you may use an alternative heating source like a pellet/wood stove, a fireplace, or a space heater. Either way, there are some general steps you can take to protect your home from fire.
Follow these seven heating safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA):
Heating fires are a leading cause of home fires. Half of home heating equipment fires are reported during December, January, and February, according to the NFPA. Help reduce your chance of a home heating equipment fire by taking precautions.
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