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fire safety tips for your home


When it comes to fire safety at home, there are two key focus areas: prevention and preparation. Prevention means reducing fire risks around your home to keep fires from breaking out in the first place. Preparation will help you react quickly to minimize damages and keep your loved ones safe should a fire happen in your home.

The more you know, the more you can do to keep your family — and your property — safe and sound. From fireplaces to fire extinguishers, these fire safety resources will help you confidently manage fire hazards at home.

From cooking in the kitchen to cleaning up the garage, can you guess the most common fire hazards by room in your house? Take a look at these room-by-room fire safety tips and keep your home protected.
Are you protected in case of a fire at home? Learn about fire damage coverage and how homeowners insurance can help get you back on your feet if your house is damaged or destroyed by fire.
Whether you’re a barbecue novice or a seasoned grill master, these safety tips will help you enjoy a safe (and delicious) grilling season.
If you have a wood-burning fireplace, these safety tips are essential for keeping your family and your home safe from fire risks.
To aid in early fire detection, it’s important to understand how your smoke alarms work and make sure they’re in good working condition. Learn how to check your detectors regularly and make sure they’re in the right places.
Have you heard about creosote build-up in chimneys? It’s a combustible material that could lead to costly repairs or worse — a home fire. Learn all about it and what you can do to avoid this common fireplace danger.
These fire extinguisher maintenance procedures can help ensure that your fire extinguishers are charged and ready to go at a moment’s notice.
Did you know your bathroom exhaust fan could catch fire if not properly cleaned and maintained? Learn the basics here.
Educating your family on household fire safety, along with small but preventative changes around the house, can help keep everyone safe.