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Spring Season Fire Tips & Hazards in Canal Fulton, OH

5/18/2022 (Permalink)

Hose Hand Check and clean your dryer vents from lint to prevent a fire.

Spring is here! As we start to enjoy the warmer weather in Canal Fulton and begin to grill outdoors and enjoy our first bonfire, we also need to take a moment to think about how we can all be more fire safe. SERVPRO has cleaned and restored many homes after a fire and therefore we thought we would share some annual spring-cleaning tips for fire safety.

Fire Tips and Hazards Inside Your Home:

  • Test your home’s smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.
  • Check all electrical cords that Discard any electrical cords that are frayed.
  • Check basements, attics, and around electrical appliances for any water leaks from the winter weather.
  • Inspect and clean your lint trap and exhaust from your clothes dryer.

Fire tips and Hazards Outside Your Home:

  • Remove dead leaves and other flammable debris from gutters around house foundation and under decks, porches, or stairs.
  • Clean out and organize garage, sheds. Make sure all flammable materials are stored in fire-rated containers and away from children.
  • Check grills for rust, insects, grease, and other debris before starting.
  • Replace any gas hoses that are worn.
  • Check and remove any debris from outdoor vents and AC units.

If you experience a fire, call the professional and IICRC trained technicians from SERVPRO of Northwest Stark County. We are available 24 hours a day at 330-497-4600. Check out our website at www.SERVPROnorthweststarkcounty.com for all our services.

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