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Clothes dryer vent maintenance is important!

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“Improperly installed dryer vents and some are attributed to the type of dryer vent material used to vent the dryer. A broad range of dryer vent duct or piping is available including – flexible vinyl duct, flexible aluminum foil duct, semi-rigid aluminum duct, rigid sheet metal duct and rigid right angle periscope type duct Lets talk about each type, some …

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Smoke alarms save lives

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I can’t tell you how many times we inspect homes and see missing alarms or ones that have been taken down and never replaced because they were chirping. Everyone knows smoke alarms save lives! So why do three of every five home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms? “Smoke spreads …

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Garage door opener safety checklist

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The large majority of homeowners with attached garages use the garage at the main point to enter and exit the home. Garages are typically where today’s family keeps all of their sporting goods and outdoor activity supplies. Therefore, it’s important we talk about garage safety. Garage doors manufactured prior to 1993 may not be equipped with some safety devices and …

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Basic Ladder Safety Tips

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Accidents in and around the home happen all the time, which is why today we are talking about ladder safety. Among those injuries, Slips and Falls are the most frequent cause of injuries in the home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year more than 10 million people suffer injuries on residential properties serious enough to require …

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