Wright-Patt Realty knows the holiday season is the perfect time to light the fireplace for warmth and a glowing ambiance. This delightful tradition has some risks that can be minimized if you follow a few commonsense practices.
Our REALTORS® have compiled a list of 8 tips for keeping your home safe while enjoying your fireplace:
Homes are a huge investment, and like any big investment, you want to protect it. Although it's unpleasant to think about disasters happening, the best prevention is to talk about possibilities and how to make sure they won't occur. The week of October 9th is the National Fire Protection Agency's (NFPA) fire prevention week, which makes it an ideal time to talk about ways to prevent a fire from happening in your home. This year's theme is, "Don't Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,"and smoke alarms are the perfect place to implement your household's fire safety plan.