Are You Sure About Fire Resistance of Your House?

Winter is coming and as we know it is a season when fires in apartments occur very often. We are sure that it is easier to prevent a fire than to extinguish it. Know that the speed of fire is lightning fast. But a fire is not a fatal outcome of events, it can and must be prevented.

There are several sources of fires emerging such as defective electrical appliances or wiring, open fire and candles, smoking in apartments, kitchen equipment, flammable and highly flammable substances, accidental or deliberate arson, etc.

First of all, you need to be aware of all of these sources. Then, of course, it is better to think about plan B. Plan B may include fire alarms, Kidde control fire systems, fire extinguisher and other highly important things. Let`s consider the necessity of these items.

  • Kidde Control Fire System

It is a complex system which includes various options. Of course, it consists of fire alarms, notifier horn and strobes, Fenwal heat detectors, air sampling, fire sentry and so on. Kidde professionals are able to advise and choose the best system for your apartment or house.

  • Hand Extinguisher

A hand-held fire extinguisher is an excellent fire extinguisher at the initial stage. Every member of the family should know how the fire extinguisher works and where it is located. The best place for it might be a kitchen or a living room in case a fire takes place there.

  • Fire alarms

The most dangerous factor in a fire that leads to death is smoke. In case of a fire, the smoke alarm will react to dangerous smoke and wake you up. Regularly check the fire alarms at home. Besides, it is very easy to choose and buy the appropriate ones at fire alarm company in Toronto.

Do you think your house is safe enough? There are 15 important issues of fire safety. Check them:

  • Do not hold any flammable materials near the cooker.

  • Switch off the coffee maker and toaster when not in use. Set the timer.

  • Check that the light bulbs have the proper power and the extension cords are not jammed.

  • Replace faulty and secure poorly attached sockets and plugs.

  • Do not dry towels or other objects from flammable materials on radiators.

  • Blow the candles out.

  • If the plugs often burn out, ask the electrician to find the cause of the malfunction.

  • Unplug electrical and aerial cables from the outlet during an electrical storm.

  • Ensure that there is sufficient air space around the TV.

  • Remove curtains, candles and any other items that may cause a fire from the TV.

  • Keep the exhaust ventilation in the kitchen clean.

  • Get a manual extinguisher for your home.

  • Install a fire alarm in the house.

  • Vacuum the refrigerator and freezer.

  • Make sure that the candlesticks and their decorations are made of non-flammable materials and always keep them away from curtains or other similar objects.

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