your heating system, flues and chimneys inspected and cleaned
for safe operation.
a safe clearance between portable space heaters and any combustible
off space heaters when leaving a room.
- Use kerosene
only; never use gasoline. Wait for the unit to cool before
burn wood in fireplaces. Use a fire screen made of metal or
heat-tempered glass to protect your home from flying embers.
Be sure dampers are in working order.
leave fires unattended.
you store gasoline, keep only small quantities. If possible,
keep it in a shed or detached garage. Only use sealed, approved
containers. Use gasoline only as a motor fuel, never as a cleaning
Don't keep large accumulations of newspapers, magazines, rags
or other assorted combustible materials.
liquids, including paint remover, varnish, and cleaning fluids
must only be kept in sealed, labeled metal containers. Keep
them far away from heat sources such as a furnace or hot water
heater. Dispose of outdated or empty cans properly.
sure fuses and/or circuit breakers are the proper amperage.
Never use a penny or other conductive material in place of a