The following list of fire safety tips will protect your home and family.
- Smoke alarms: Install modern devices on every level of your home, outside and insider bedrooms. Be sure to install one in your garage as well. Test all alarms each month and replace batteries annually.
- Fire extinguishers: Consult a professional and choose fire extinguishers appropriate for the area of the house, such as one made for kitchen fires. Ensure all family members know exactly where the extinguishers are located. Have them tested or replaced per manufacturer recommendation.
- Escape plan: You need one. All family members need to know what they should do in the event of a fire, such as leaving valuables behind as nothing is worth as much as a human life.
If a house fire does happen, we hope your loves ones are perfectly safe and healthy. But odds are, your home and belongings will need professional attention. Call your fire and smoke damage professional right away.