There’s no doubt that some of the best holiday indulgences (turkey! cookies! cake!) come out of an oven, not a gift-wrapped box. But along with the many, many good things that originate in the kitchen throughout the holiday season, there’s something undesirable and all-too-common: fires.
Kidde, a major manufacturer of fire extinguishers, has recalled more than 40 million fire extinguishers used in homes, vehicles and boats. The extinguishers can become clogged, fail to discharge or have nozzle detachment during a fire emergency. Find out if you have one and how to replace it.
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. It’s when we gain an extra hour of sleep and additional daylight in the morning. But Daylight Saving Time is also a good time to test your home’s smoke alarms
The fireplace may be a happy spot for the family to gather ‘round. But did you know that fireplaces and chimneys caused 23,100 residential fires in the United States in 2013—and that those blazes caused $109.1 million in property damage and 10 fatalities?