Spring Chimney & Fireplace Cleaning for Fire Prevention

2022-04-21T14:40:26+00:00April 28th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Spring Chimney & Fireplace Cleaning for Fire Prevention When Spring comes along every year, so does an increase in rainfall, pests, and the need for deep cleaning inside and outside your home. One spot that should be cleaned at least once a year is your chimney and fireplace. At the end of the burning season, typically in early Spring, you should assess the condition and cleanliness of your chimney and fireplace to get [...]

Extension Cord Do’s and Don’ts for Fire Safety

2022-03-10T16:22:22+00:00March 17th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Extension Cord Do's and Don'ts for Fire Safety According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, improper use of extension cords causes around 3,300 residential fires a year. Common fire-causing extension cord malfunctions are overloading cords, using damaged or frayed cords, and short circuits. It’s important to educate yourself on the correct use of extension cords to minimize the risk of fire damage to your home. Here are some of the most helpful extension [...]

Fireplace Safety Tips to Avoid Fire Damage in your Home

2022-02-01T14:33:15+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Fireplace Safety Tips to Avoid Fire Damage in your Home For many homeowners, having a fireplace means staying warm and cozy on colder nights and enjoying a relaxing ambience in their home. However, having a fireplace in your home comes with a lot of responsibility and maintenance. To keep your fireplace operating properly and safely, it requires everyone in your home to be well educated on safety precautions. Here are some fireplace safety [...]

Slow Cooker Fire Safety Tips

2022-01-10T20:24:52+00:00January 6th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Slow Cooker Fire Safety Tips January is National Slow Cooker Month. The slow cooker or otherwise called the crockpot has gained popularity over the years. It has become a common household appliance for many homeowners due to its convenient nature. The slow cooker is the ideal appliance for homeowners with busy lifestyles because it requires little attention. You typically put in all the prepped ingredients, turn to the appropriate setting, and then let it cook for a few hours [...]

Christmas Tree and Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

2021-12-15T15:08:19+00:00December 14th, 2021|Tags: , , |

The holidays are a time of fun and celebration. However, according to the National Fire Protection Association, “Between 2015-2019 , U.S. fire departments responded to an average 160 home fires that started with Christmas trees per year.” Not knowing the correct way to take care of your Christmas tree, holiday lights, and electrical cords can put you, your home, and your family at risk for a nightmare of a holiday. At Professional Fire [...]

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