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Welcome 2021! Home Safety Checklist

12/30/2020 (Permalink)

checklist with check boxes and green pen Pen and paper ready to complete the 2021 Home Safety Checklist

2021 is only a few days away! Start the year off right.....Keep your family and possessions safe by following this home safety checklist: 

  • Ensure each level of your home has a working fire alarm and carbon monoxide detector
  • Create a fire escape plan with your family
  • Prepare a home emergency kit*Invest in a fire proof safe to keep all your irreplaceable/important documents protected*Get your vents/air ducts & dryer vent cleaned!
  • Check appliances (even hair dryers and lamps) for worn or frayed cords. Damaged cords should be replaced and discarded.
  • Avoid “knock-off” electrical products. (these products can easily overheat or short circuit)
  • Check extension cords and wall sockets- do not overload(Don’t run cords under rugs or carpeting).
  • Change your air filter and inspect your furnace
  • Check your range hood and fan are fully vented and free of greasy buildup
  • Check your basement for foundation cracks or damage 

Lastly, create a home inventory of your belongings. Take pictures or make a video. Keep those receipts! Take pictures of receipts and file them. If you have to make a claim you will need proof of purchase! 

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