Is My Space Heater A Fire Hazard?
As the winter season sets in and temperatures prepare to plummet, thousands of families across Guilford County will be utilizing different forms of heating equipment to remain warm. Space heaters may be one mechanism homeowners use and although it may be great at creating a comfortable environment inside your home it may also present themselves as a fire hazard if not properly applied in their given area. According to the National Fire Protection Association. Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths.
To protect yourself, loved ones, and property from the potential fire hazard posed by spaces heaters the SERVPRO of Greensboro North team has listed several points below.
- Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment including spaces heaters.
- Have a three-foot “kid-free zone” around space heaters.
- Test smoke alarms at least once a month.
Providing useful information to keep your family safe this winter season is important to our team. If you do, however, experience a home fire damaging portions of your property or all of it in its entirety our team is ready to respond to mitigate the damage. The SERVPRO of Greensboro North team has performed thousands of fire restoration jobs in our twenty plus years of existence. Whether it’s staining soot damage, a lasting smoke odor, or varying contents such as furniture, toys, and precious family keepsakes you need to be taken care of. We’re here to help!
If your home or business is in need of our services whether for fire, water, flood, mold, or storm damage; perhaps even deep cleaning services, call the experts today – SERVPRO of Greensboro North, (336) 379-1772.