Winter Safety Tips and Recall Alerts for Consumers
Winter Recalls & Fire Safety Tips for the Home
Every year when the Holiday Season and Winter rolls around, consumers head to their attics and basements for decorations, and products to help keep us warm. We plug in strings of indoor/outdoor lights and motorized Grinches and Santas, we wrap ourselves in electric blankets, we get the fireplace going… and we cause over $2 Million of property loss according to the United States Fire Administration, a branch of FEMA that educates the public on fire safety, and designed infographics with tips on how to “put a freeze” on Winter fires in the home.
Recalls on Winter Products & Presents
Household electronics like smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors can malfunction, and recalls occur that consumers need to be aware of so if there is a fire in the home everyone can get out in time.
Presents are products too, and if you follow the news you know computers and mobile devices sometimes have defective batteries that catch fire. If you like to cook, watch out for pressure cookers and microwaves. Bicycles have wheels that can fall off. Drone cameras are falling out of the sky. No product is immune to malfunctions, so as a general rule keep your eyes and ears open and make sure to stay current on product recall news.
Follow this link to our main page of fire safety recalls to see if one of your products is listed.
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