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Space Heater Safety

Space heaters are a leading cause of house fires during the Winter. Take these important safety precautions when using them.

  • Only use heaters listed by a recognized testing laboratory.
  • Place your space heater on a level, non-flammable surface away from furniture, drapes, rugs, etc.. 
  • Make sure your space heater has an auto shutoff function.
  • Never pair your space heater with an extension cord.
  • Never leave a space heater unattended when in use.
  • Purchase space heaters that are cool to the touch.
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