Posts Categorized: Fire Prevention

How to Prevent a Garage Fire From Occurring

Garage Fires

True story: one woman used her garage to smoke cigarettes, so it wouldn’t bother her husband in the house. She had a desk “out there” where she’d scroll through Facebook posts on her laptop computer, read the newspaper, or write out recipes in her notebook, while smoking. It was her “office.” One day, she noticed… Read more »

How to Avoid Fires in the Winter

Preventing Winter Fires

When the temperature goes down in the wintertime, the chances of a fire breaking out in your home go up. According to the National Fire Protection Association, you are more likely to have a fire in your home in the winter than at any other time of the year. There are a number of reasons… Read more »

How to Prevent Fires During Winter Holidays

Holiday Fires

The holiday season is one of the most magical times of the entire year. But unfortunately, it’s also a time when more fires than usual tend to happen inside of homes all across the country. Christmas trees, Christmas lights, and other Christmas and holiday decorations can present serious problems for homeowners and can all start… Read more »

Do Smoke Alarms Expire?

Smoke Alarms

Do you have smoke alarms installed in various parts of your home? If so, you might think that your smoke alarms will protect you and your family in the event of a fire. As long as you check your batteries on a regular basis, you are probably under the assumption that your smoke alarms will… Read more »

How Do Smoke Detectors Work?

Smoke Detection

Smoke detectors can save lives in the event of a fire. When a fire starts and smoke begins to billow through a home or business, a smoke detector will go off and let everyone inside of the building know that they have to get out quickly. Smoke detectors are very loud and designed to alert… Read more »