Do you know what a lint Trap is? Did you know that dryer lint traps caused 3,000 fires and over $35 million in damages last year alone? This seemingly harmless component of your dryer can become a serious fire threat if not properly maintained. We explain what causes lint trap fires, how you can prevent them, and explain how to ensure you’re protected even if you forget to maintain them.
Thanksgiving should be a joyous time to share good food with friends and family. But too often, food prep leads to food fires that cause harm and death. Don't let your Thanksgiving go up in flames. Follow these cooking fire prevention tips and stay safe and sound while you're getting ready for your holiday feasts.
True fire safety is a combination of education and action - knowing what causes fires in the home, what to do to prevent them. And what to do so both you and your family are prepared when a fire does occur. It's extremely important to educate yourself - and every member of your household - on ways to be more fire safety conscious and prepared.
October 4th through October 10th is National Fire Prevention Week. This year, the NFPA selected fire safety at night as the theme. Called Hear the Beep Where You Sleep, the NFPA hopes to bring attention to the importance of having fire detection measures in place in the bedroom. 50% of all home fire deaths occur during fires reported between 11pm and 7am. Make sure your home and family are safe.
300,000 homes burn in the U.S. every year. Is your home as protected as it should be? Learn about the different types of sensor and detection technologies available today, the benefits of including smoke and heat sensors in your home security system, and where the experts recommend you place detectors in your home.
Destroying homes, property and land across the US, wildfires cause millions of dollars in damage and cost over a billion dollars to fight every year. Regardless of where you live, you may still face the risk of a wild-burning fire. Understand the causes of wildfire, how they spread and what you can do to help prevent them.
The flames have died and the smoke has cleared and you ensured your family's safety through the emergency of a wildfire. But once it's over, do you know what to do next? There are still dangers you need to be aware of and steps you will need to take to recover quickly -- and safely. Make sure your emergency preparedness is complete by knowing what you will have to do once the wildfire is over.
While wildfire is a very real threat for more than 45 million homes in the US, many homeowners never take the time to learn what they should do in the event of a wildfire because they don't think they live in a high-risk area. But knowing what to do during an wildfire before the emergency arrives is critical to remaining calm and surviving safely. Learn what to do now.
In an instant, everything you own can go up in smoke. Wildfires burn across the US every year. Even if you don't live near a wooded area or a wildfire-prone area, you may still be at risk. Be smart and get prepared so you don't have to worry. Follow these simple steps and make you, your home and your family fire-safe today so you're prepared for any emergency.