Because extension cords are such common items that many of us use in our homes, we often don’t consider the fact that they can expose us to electrical hazards. Here are a few tips when it comes to using extension cords safely in your home.
For many of us, our kitchens are a primary gathering place within our homes - whether you’re cooking and preparing meals, eating with your family, or gathering with friends. But did you know that nearly 70% of all house fires begin in the kitchen? Read on for a few tips to help reduce the risk of fire and electrical hazards to keep your kitchen safe!
Whether you’re working with an electric sander or battery-powered drill, it is important to use power tools safely to protect yourself and those working with you. Here are a few tips to keep you DIY’ing, crafting, and working safely and effectively.
While step ladders are common fixtures in most of our homes and may not seem like much of a hazard, getting distracted and busy, or faulty products can cause injury. In order to avoid any safety mishaps, there are some simple measures that you can take to avoid turning a common household tool into a potential hazard.
Keeping your home safe and comfortable is one of your primary goals as a homeowner, and keeping your electrical systems properly functioning is one key means to accomplishing that goal. Read on for tips on what to lookout for as a homeowner.
Just as with any electrical device in your home, power strips can pose electrical and fire hazards. Read on for more information on how you can properly use power strips in your home in an effort to keep yourself and your family safe.
Winter is here, and along with it are cold temperatures. It is not uncommon, especially in older residences, to use portable heaters to heat small spaces. However, it is important to understand any potential hazards associated with these heaters so that you can rest easy with no worry about the possibility of causing a fire.