We all use them, a lot of them. Every day. With electric appliances being so common in modern homes, it's easy to forget that there are very real risks and hazards associated with their use and even non-use. Our very first customer had left the home to take her kids to school. She had left a toaster plugged in – a toaster she hadn’t even used that morning. She returned to her house on fire.
So, make sure you and your family members are aware of safety concerns and steps to take to prevent unnecessary fires in the home.
Electrical Safety Tips Anyone Can Follow
Being safe when using electrical appliances, extension cords, light bulbs and other equipment is easy. Include safety tips in your household rules and make sure all members of the family understand the expectations. It only takes one mistake to spark an electrical fire, but simple prevention measures can be effective solutions.
Appliances are an integral part of every household, from a simple electric clock to the microwave oven (or toaster). These safety tips can help keep all appliances operating safely and help you prevent unexpected fires in the home:
Every electrical appliance has a cord, and many homes use extension cords to increase the range of electrical outlets. These safety tips can help keep cords in good condition for safe operation:
At Sage Restoration, we help restore homes that were impacted by a preventable fire. Please review the fire safety tips to better protect you and your family. If you do find yourself affected by a home fire, contact the experts at Sage Restoration. #ServiceWithCompassion