Most of the injuries occur due to fire which have rise from past few years. Many people lost their property and life in fire incidence. You can easily prevent your life if you take proper action on time. The effective way to reduce the fire by minimizing and reducing from this dangerous situation is taking instant help of Erg Restoration.
Here are few tips for home safety to protect your home and family from fire.
There are several mechanical systems in the home which require proper maintenance. Heating equipment like flames, space heaters, furnaces, water heaters, wood stoves, kitchen stoves and some electrical appliances are to be perfectly maintained. If this system doesn’t maintain properly, there are more chance of increasing the fire. But you can easily handle if right preventable measures are taken.
According to “Emergency Response Group inc”, little carelessness can cause a severe hazard in most of the cases. Keep lighters and matches away from the children to prevent the tragedy. Most of the fire occurred due to the carelessness of homeowners like fire or grease fire usually starts because of flammable liquids that are stored in the room. Prevention can save your life.
Exit windows are more helpful in such type of tragedy. During such type of tragedy, you can easily escape from the fire if there are windows in your room or bedroom for a fast escape. Don’t run to reach rear or front door during the fire, use your window for the exit. If you don’t have time to open a window, then just break it with lamp, shoe, or chair and immediately go out.
Always Use fire extinguisher at the home, you never know when you can phase with such situations, and to deal with the small fire on time fire extinguishers are best to heal it down. Keep fire extinguishers in kitchen or garage. Before buying it, just check it out whether they are dry chemical or multipurpose which can easily suit for A, B, and C class fire. You can even teach your family its process and operating method. Since, small fire extinguishers only operate for five to ten second so be sure while operating it. For big tragedy and fire, you take help from ERG for handling it.
Smoke detectors are also good for detecting fire; you can install home detectors on high walls and ceilings, in the kitchen area or in every corner of your home. Make sure you check your detectors once a month, replace batteries once in a year.
Avoid overloading of circuits
Avoid overloading of circuits on switches; these can also lead to fire. Use good and recommended fuses in case of the fuse. Use breakers and fuses which have proper wiring, avoid solving electrical problems from you. Such type of small things sometimes becomes a big tragedy and cause fire in the home.
Some additional tips
- Keep all the dangerous things like heaters, kerosene, and woodstoves away from the fire.
- Use ground antenna for preventing damage through light strikes.
- Do regular checkups of wiring.
Small safety measures can save your life from severe fire.