A house fire is one of those occurrences that are so difficult to overcome. Everything that you’ve worked for in making your house a home literally goes up in smoke. That’s why we strive to make sure that all of our clients and friends are aware of the very real possibility of a house fire, and the steps that you can take to prevent them from happening.
It doesn’t matter whether the calendar reads October, February or July, house fires can occur at any time. Making sure your home is covered with CT home insurance in case a fire does occur should be your very first step. Then comes the relatively simple part of preparing your home, physically, against fire outbreak. Here’s some tips to help you fire-proof your home:
- The batteries of all smoke detectors should be replaced every six months
- Make sure everyone in your home knows the fire escape route and the meeting point outside
- Make sure all candles are extinguished before heading to bed
- Power strips are great, but don’t overuse them, as they can easily spark
- Remember to turn off all stove top burners as soon as your cooking has be completed.
You never, ever want to mess around with fire in the house, that’s why taking these precautions is so vital. Just think about all of the things you could lose in a fire, and then think about how easy it is to prevent one from ever happening. So don’t find yourself putting off replacing the batteries in the smoke detector until the weekend. It takes five minutes to complete. It could end up saving your family’s life that night. Be smart and stay safe when dealing with fire and rest assured that you’ll be fully covered with CT home insurance.