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7 Tips for Camping Safely

Camping is a fantastic way to connect with nature and unwind. Whether you're a seasoned camper or a first-timer, being...

Can a Personal Defense Alarm Protect You in the Wild?

Heading outdoors is an awesome way to escape the daily grind and connect with nature. But with the beauty of...

Do Fire Blankets Expire?

Fire blankets suffocate fires by cutting off their oxygen supply. You can use them for kitchen fires, electrical fires, grease...

This Is Why You Should Never Use Water to Put Out a Grease Fire

Many types of fire can be put out with water, but there's one you should keep away from water: grease...

How Personal Defense Alarms Keep Children Safe

You can't be with your kids all the time, so preparing them for emergencies is crucial. While regular self-defense techniques...

Why Hidden Camera Detectors Are a Must for Journalists

Have you wondered if your conversations are private? Have you felt uneasy in a hotel room while on assignment? A...

How to Choose the Right Hidden Camera Detector

With smaller and more affordable cameras, privacy and security have become a huge concern for travelers, renters, and others. Many...

How Personal Defense Alarms Help Keep Runners Safe

Running can be pretty daunting when you’re alone. Carrying a personal defense alarm while running lets you get help during...

When to Replace Your Smoke Alarms

Whether you're a new homeowner or just brushing up on fire safety tips, knowing when to replace your smoke alarms...

When to Replace Your Fire Extinguisher

A working fire extinguisher can mean the difference between containing a fire and losing everything. But in some cases, fire...

Stay One Step Ahead of High-Tech Criminals With the Hero Privacy Pen

If you're concerned about your privacy and security while traveling or moving to a new place, the Hero Privacy has...

How to Use the Hero Defense Alarm

The Hero Defense Alarm is a great personal safety device and a must-have for anyone who wants to stay safe...

How to Choose the Right Personal Defense Alarm

In an ideal world, you won’t need a personal defense alarm to protect yourself against criminals. Unfortunately, criminals are still...

10 Features to Look for in a Hidden Camera Detector

Did you know that more than one in ten guests has found a hidden camera in their bed and breakfast?...

Why Customers Love the Hero Privacy Pen

Picture this: you spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on a vacation rental or hotel for your next getaway. You...

Is It Safe to Use Expired Fire Extinguishers?

Owning a fire extinguisher indicates a well-planned and safe household. But it doesn't stop there. Aside from owning a fire...

Is It Safe to Walk Through Smoke?

Did you know? More than half of fire-related deaths are due to smoke inhalation, according to the Burn Institute.  Smoke...

How Often Should You Test Your Smoke Alarm?

Smoke alarms are one of the most crucial fire safety devices. They let you whenever there is smoke and fire,...

Is It Safe to Use Glass Lids to Put Out Kitchen Fires?

Glass is a common material used in pot lids. Given this, it's easy to grab a glass lid whenever you...

Can You Use Salt to Put Out a Kitchen Fire?

In less than a minute, a kitchen fire can grow from a small flame to an inferno you can’t control....

Fire Safe Vs. Fireproof Bag: Which Is Better?

When a fire breaks out in your house, your first concern isn't usually your important documents, keepsakes, or jewelry. Yet,...

The Importance of Fire Drills at Work

A fire drill can save lives and your business. It’s a crucial part of fire safety training in your workplace,...

How to Put Out a Stove Fire

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that unattended cooking, particularly frying, causes 49% of reported house fires, 20% of...

Fire Detector Beeping Three Times: What Does It Mean?

Fire detectors help save lives by preventing fires from turning into raging infernos. But what should you do if your...

How to Spot a Flashover and Get Out Safely

A flashover, also known as rapid fire progress (RFP), is one of the most dangerous types of fire.  According to...

What’s Fire Insurance and Why Do You Need One?

Consider getting fire insurance if you want to protect your home and its contents from fire-related risks. But what exactly...

What Are Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

In abundance, carbon monoxide can kill people within minutes. Also called the invisible killer, you can't see, taste, or smell...

5 Early Signs of a Fire in Your House

House fires can cause injuries, property loss, and death. The good news? They can be prevented. You just have to...

Candle Safety at Home: Usage, Placement, and Alternatives

Burning candles makes your home smell fantastic and creates a nice ambiance. However, they're a fire hazard that can quickly...

How to Put Out Fires in Your Garage or Workshop

Garages and workshops present more fire risks than other areas of your house. They’re filled with fire hazards such as...

How to Fix Exposed Wires at Home

Exposed electrical wires are a fire hazard that should be handled immediately. They increase the chances of electrical fires because...

10 Cooking Safety Tips That'll Keep Your Kitchen Free From Fire

Did you know? Cooking is the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries.  From never leaving your...

Where to Place Smoke Alarms In Your House

Most home fires start accidentally, and the effects can ruin lives. Plus, research shows that in today’s landscape, fires can...

How Many Smoke Alarms Do You Need at Home?

Did you know? The risk of death in reported home fires is cut by 55% in homes with working smoke alarms...

The Importance of Fire Safety Training for All Family Members

Fire safety training is crucial to our safety, yet it usually takes a back seat until an emergency strikes. Whether...

Fire Detector vs. Smoke Alarm: What Are the Differences?

Fire detectors and smoke alarms help protect your property from fires. While many people believe that they’re the same, they’re...

Fire Safety Practices for Garages and Workshops

Did you know? About 6,600 garage fires occur in homes each year, which lead to 400 injuries, 30 deaths, and...

Are Exposed Wires Dangerous?

One of the biggest fire hazards at home is exposed wires. They’re a common electrical fire safety issue that you...

Fire Safety in High-Rise Buildings: What You Need to Know

High-rise buildings present challenges that low-rise buildings or standalone houses don’t. These challenges make fire safety a bit trickier for...

Choosing a Fire Safe: What You Need to Know

If you have to evacuate your house during a fire emergency, you have no choice but to leave everything behind....

How to Emotionally Recover From a Home Fire

When you lose your home to a fire, you lose more than just a property. You also lose your safe...

The Importance of Fire Drills: Home Edition

It’s great to have an escape plan or fire exit strategy, but it is even better if you practice it,...

How to Store Flammable Liquids and Gases Properly

We all have flammable liquids and gases at home, such as gasoline, pesticides, paint thinner, propane, and butane. Unfortunately, many...

How to Prevent Smoking and Vaping From Causing Fires

Did you know? Over 500 people are killed in home fires caused by cigarettes and other smoking items each year....

When to Evacuate Your House After a Fire Starts

Did you know? Fire can spread in as fast as 30 seconds. It spreads faster as heat, fuel, and oxygen...

How to Keep Your Home Safe From Fire While You’re Away

You’ve probably heard at least one horrible story about someone returning from a vacation only to have their house burned...

Fire Blanket vs. Lid: Which Is More Effective in Putting Out Kitchen Fires?

The kitchen is the leading spot where fires start, and they can be extremely dangerous if not extinguished as soon...

5 Fireplace Safety Tips Every Homeowner Must Know

Did you know? About two out of every five house fires involve solid-burning fuel, like those in fireplaces.  But how...

5 Heater Safety Tips During Cold Weather

Space heaters can bring warmth during cold weather but can start fires if you're not careful. In fact, the NFPA...

What Is the Fire Triangle and How Can You Use It to Put Out Fire?

Knowing how each component of the fire triangle works helps you put out fires more effectively to protect your loved...

7 Tips for Camping Safely

Camping is a fantastic way to connect with nature and unwind. Whether you're a seasoned camper or a first-timer, being...

Can a Personal Defense Alarm Protect You in the Wild?

Heading outdoors is an awesome way to escape the daily grind and connect with nature. But with the beauty of...

Do Fire Blankets Expire?

Fire blankets suffocate fires by cutting off their oxygen supply. You can use them for kitchen fires, electrical fires, grease...

This Is Why You Should Never Use Water to Put Out a Grease Fire

Many types of fire can be put out with water, but there's one you should keep away from water: grease...

How Personal Defense Alarms Keep Children Safe

You can't be with your kids all the time, so preparing them for emergencies is crucial. While regular self-defense techniques...

Why Hidden Camera Detectors Are a Must for Journalists

Have you wondered if your conversations are private? Have you felt uneasy in a hotel room while on assignment? A...

How to Choose the Right Hidden Camera Detector

With smaller and more affordable cameras, privacy and security have become a huge concern for travelers, renters, and others. Many...

How Personal Defense Alarms Help Keep Runners Safe

Running can be pretty daunting when you’re alone. Carrying a personal defense alarm while running lets you get help during...

When to Replace Your Smoke Alarms

Whether you're a new homeowner or just brushing up on fire safety tips, knowing when to replace your smoke alarms...

When to Replace Your Fire Extinguisher

A working fire extinguisher can mean the difference between containing a fire and losing everything. But in some cases, fire...

Stay One Step Ahead of High-Tech Criminals With the Hero Privacy Pen

If you're concerned about your privacy and security while traveling or moving to a new place, the Hero Privacy has...

How to Use the Hero Defense Alarm

The Hero Defense Alarm is a great personal safety device and a must-have for anyone who wants to stay safe...

How to Choose the Right Personal Defense Alarm

In an ideal world, you won’t need a personal defense alarm to protect yourself against criminals. Unfortunately, criminals are still...

10 Features to Look for in a Hidden Camera Detector

Did you know that more than one in ten guests has found a hidden camera in their bed and breakfast?...

Why Customers Love the Hero Privacy Pen

Picture this: you spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on a vacation rental or hotel for your next getaway. You...

Is It Safe to Use Expired Fire Extinguishers?

Owning a fire extinguisher indicates a well-planned and safe household. But it doesn't stop there. Aside from owning a fire...

Is It Safe to Walk Through Smoke?

Did you know? More than half of fire-related deaths are due to smoke inhalation, according to the Burn Institute.  Smoke...

How Often Should You Test Your Smoke Alarm?

Smoke alarms are one of the most crucial fire safety devices. They let you whenever there is smoke and fire,...

Is It Safe to Use Glass Lids to Put Out Kitchen Fires?

Glass is a common material used in pot lids. Given this, it's easy to grab a glass lid whenever you...

Can You Use Salt to Put Out a Kitchen Fire?

In less than a minute, a kitchen fire can grow from a small flame to an inferno you can’t control....

Fire Safe Vs. Fireproof Bag: Which Is Better?

When a fire breaks out in your house, your first concern isn't usually your important documents, keepsakes, or jewelry. Yet,...

The Importance of Fire Drills at Work

A fire drill can save lives and your business. It’s a crucial part of fire safety training in your workplace,...

How to Put Out a Stove Fire

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that unattended cooking, particularly frying, causes 49% of reported house fires, 20% of...

Fire Detector Beeping Three Times: What Does It Mean?

Fire detectors help save lives by preventing fires from turning into raging infernos. But what should you do if your...

How to Spot a Flashover and Get Out Safely

A flashover, also known as rapid fire progress (RFP), is one of the most dangerous types of fire.  According to...

What’s Fire Insurance and Why Do You Need One?

Consider getting fire insurance if you want to protect your home and its contents from fire-related risks. But what exactly...

What Are Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

In abundance, carbon monoxide can kill people within minutes. Also called the invisible killer, you can't see, taste, or smell...

5 Early Signs of a Fire in Your House

House fires can cause injuries, property loss, and death. The good news? They can be prevented. You just have to...

Candle Safety at Home: Usage, Placement, and Alternatives

Burning candles makes your home smell fantastic and creates a nice ambiance. However, they're a fire hazard that can quickly...

How to Put Out Fires in Your Garage or Workshop

Garages and workshops present more fire risks than other areas of your house. They’re filled with fire hazards such as...

How to Fix Exposed Wires at Home

Exposed electrical wires are a fire hazard that should be handled immediately. They increase the chances of electrical fires because...

10 Cooking Safety Tips That'll Keep Your Kitchen Free From Fire

Did you know? Cooking is the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries.  From never leaving your...

Where to Place Smoke Alarms In Your House

Most home fires start accidentally, and the effects can ruin lives. Plus, research shows that in today’s landscape, fires can...

How Many Smoke Alarms Do You Need at Home?

Did you know? The risk of death in reported home fires is cut by 55% in homes with working smoke alarms...

The Importance of Fire Safety Training for All Family Members

Fire safety training is crucial to our safety, yet it usually takes a back seat until an emergency strikes. Whether...

Fire Detector vs. Smoke Alarm: What Are the Differences?

Fire detectors and smoke alarms help protect your property from fires. While many people believe that they’re the same, they’re...

Fire Safety Practices for Garages and Workshops

Did you know? About 6,600 garage fires occur in homes each year, which lead to 400 injuries, 30 deaths, and...

Are Exposed Wires Dangerous?

One of the biggest fire hazards at home is exposed wires. They’re a common electrical fire safety issue that you...

Fire Safety in High-Rise Buildings: What You Need to Know

High-rise buildings present challenges that low-rise buildings or standalone houses don’t. These challenges make fire safety a bit trickier for...

Choosing a Fire Safe: What You Need to Know

If you have to evacuate your house during a fire emergency, you have no choice but to leave everything behind....

How to Emotionally Recover From a Home Fire

When you lose your home to a fire, you lose more than just a property. You also lose your safe...

The Importance of Fire Drills: Home Edition

It’s great to have an escape plan or fire exit strategy, but it is even better if you practice it,...

How to Store Flammable Liquids and Gases Properly

We all have flammable liquids and gases at home, such as gasoline, pesticides, paint thinner, propane, and butane. Unfortunately, many...

How to Prevent Smoking and Vaping From Causing Fires

Did you know? Over 500 people are killed in home fires caused by cigarettes and other smoking items each year....

When to Evacuate Your House After a Fire Starts

Did you know? Fire can spread in as fast as 30 seconds. It spreads faster as heat, fuel, and oxygen...

How to Keep Your Home Safe From Fire While You’re Away

You’ve probably heard at least one horrible story about someone returning from a vacation only to have their house burned...

Fire Blanket vs. Lid: Which Is More Effective in Putting Out Kitchen Fires?

The kitchen is the leading spot where fires start, and they can be extremely dangerous if not extinguished as soon...

5 Fireplace Safety Tips Every Homeowner Must Know

Did you know? About two out of every five house fires involve solid-burning fuel, like those in fireplaces.  But how...

5 Heater Safety Tips During Cold Weather

Space heaters can bring warmth during cold weather but can start fires if you're not careful. In fact, the NFPA...

What Is the Fire Triangle and How Can You Use It to Put Out Fire?

Knowing how each component of the fire triangle works helps you put out fires more effectively to protect your loved...

7 Tips for Camping Safely

Camping is a fantastic way to connect with nature and unwind. Whether you're a seasoned camper or a first-timer, being...

Can a Personal Defense Alarm Protect You in the Wild?

Heading outdoors is an awesome way to escape the daily grind and connect with nature. But with the beauty of...

Do Fire Blankets Expire?

Fire blankets suffocate fires by cutting off their oxygen supply. You can use them for kitchen fires, electrical fires, grease...

This Is Why You Should Never Use Water to Put Out a Grease Fire

Many types of fire can be put out with water, but there's one you should keep away from water: grease...

How Personal Defense Alarms Keep Children Safe

You can't be with your kids all the time, so preparing them for emergencies is crucial. While regular self-defense techniques...

Why Hidden Camera Detectors Are a Must for Journalists

Have you wondered if your conversations are private? Have you felt uneasy in a hotel room while on assignment? A...

How to Choose the Right Hidden Camera Detector

With smaller and more affordable cameras, privacy and security have become a huge concern for travelers, renters, and others. Many...

How Personal Defense Alarms Help Keep Runners Safe

Running can be pretty daunting when you’re alone. Carrying a personal defense alarm while running lets you get help during...

When to Replace Your Smoke Alarms

Whether you're a new homeowner or just brushing up on fire safety tips, knowing when to replace your smoke alarms...

When to Replace Your Fire Extinguisher

A working fire extinguisher can mean the difference between containing a fire and losing everything. But in some cases, fire...

Stay One Step Ahead of High-Tech Criminals With the Hero Privacy Pen

If you're concerned about your privacy and security while traveling or moving to a new place, the Hero Privacy has...

How to Use the Hero Defense Alarm

The Hero Defense Alarm is a great personal safety device and a must-have for anyone who wants to stay safe...

How to Choose the Right Personal Defense Alarm

In an ideal world, you won’t need a personal defense alarm to protect yourself against criminals. Unfortunately, criminals are still...

10 Features to Look for in a Hidden Camera Detector

Did you know that more than one in ten guests has found a hidden camera in their bed and breakfast?...

Why Customers Love the Hero Privacy Pen

Picture this: you spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on a vacation rental or hotel for your next getaway. You...

Is It Safe to Use Expired Fire Extinguishers?

Owning a fire extinguisher indicates a well-planned and safe household. But it doesn't stop there. Aside from owning a fire...

Is It Safe to Walk Through Smoke?

Did you know? More than half of fire-related deaths are due to smoke inhalation, according to the Burn Institute.  Smoke...

How Often Should You Test Your Smoke Alarm?

Smoke alarms are one of the most crucial fire safety devices. They let you whenever there is smoke and fire,...

Is It Safe to Use Glass Lids to Put Out Kitchen Fires?

Glass is a common material used in pot lids. Given this, it's easy to grab a glass lid whenever you...

Can You Use Salt to Put Out a Kitchen Fire?

In less than a minute, a kitchen fire can grow from a small flame to an inferno you can’t control....

Fire Safe Vs. Fireproof Bag: Which Is Better?

When a fire breaks out in your house, your first concern isn't usually your important documents, keepsakes, or jewelry. Yet,...

The Importance of Fire Drills at Work

A fire drill can save lives and your business. It’s a crucial part of fire safety training in your workplace,...

How to Put Out a Stove Fire

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that unattended cooking, particularly frying, causes 49% of reported house fires, 20% of...

Fire Detector Beeping Three Times: What Does It Mean?

Fire detectors help save lives by preventing fires from turning into raging infernos. But what should you do if your...

How to Spot a Flashover and Get Out Safely

A flashover, also known as rapid fire progress (RFP), is one of the most dangerous types of fire.  According to...

What’s Fire Insurance and Why Do You Need One?

Consider getting fire insurance if you want to protect your home and its contents from fire-related risks. But what exactly...

What Are Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

In abundance, carbon monoxide can kill people within minutes. Also called the invisible killer, you can't see, taste, or smell...

5 Early Signs of a Fire in Your House

House fires can cause injuries, property loss, and death. The good news? They can be prevented. You just have to...

Candle Safety at Home: Usage, Placement, and Alternatives

Burning candles makes your home smell fantastic and creates a nice ambiance. However, they're a fire hazard that can quickly...

How to Put Out Fires in Your Garage or Workshop

Garages and workshops present more fire risks than other areas of your house. They’re filled with fire hazards such as...

How to Fix Exposed Wires at Home

Exposed electrical wires are a fire hazard that should be handled immediately. They increase the chances of electrical fires because...

10 Cooking Safety Tips That'll Keep Your Kitchen Free From Fire

Did you know? Cooking is the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries.  From never leaving your...

Where to Place Smoke Alarms In Your House

Most home fires start accidentally, and the effects can ruin lives. Plus, research shows that in today’s landscape, fires can...

How Many Smoke Alarms Do You Need at Home?

Did you know? The risk of death in reported home fires is cut by 55% in homes with working smoke alarms...

The Importance of Fire Safety Training for All Family Members

Fire safety training is crucial to our safety, yet it usually takes a back seat until an emergency strikes. Whether...

Fire Detector vs. Smoke Alarm: What Are the Differences?

Fire detectors and smoke alarms help protect your property from fires. While many people believe that they’re the same, they’re...

Fire Safety Practices for Garages and Workshops

Did you know? About 6,600 garage fires occur in homes each year, which lead to 400 injuries, 30 deaths, and...

Are Exposed Wires Dangerous?

One of the biggest fire hazards at home is exposed wires. They’re a common electrical fire safety issue that you...

Fire Safety in High-Rise Buildings: What You Need to Know

High-rise buildings present challenges that low-rise buildings or standalone houses don’t. These challenges make fire safety a bit trickier for...

Choosing a Fire Safe: What You Need to Know

If you have to evacuate your house during a fire emergency, you have no choice but to leave everything behind....

How to Emotionally Recover From a Home Fire

When you lose your home to a fire, you lose more than just a property. You also lose your safe...

The Importance of Fire Drills: Home Edition

It’s great to have an escape plan or fire exit strategy, but it is even better if you practice it,...

How to Store Flammable Liquids and Gases Properly

We all have flammable liquids and gases at home, such as gasoline, pesticides, paint thinner, propane, and butane. Unfortunately, many...

How to Prevent Smoking and Vaping From Causing Fires

Did you know? Over 500 people are killed in home fires caused by cigarettes and other smoking items each year....

When to Evacuate Your House After a Fire Starts

Did you know? Fire can spread in as fast as 30 seconds. It spreads faster as heat, fuel, and oxygen...

How to Keep Your Home Safe From Fire While You’re Away

You’ve probably heard at least one horrible story about someone returning from a vacation only to have their house burned...

Fire Blanket vs. Lid: Which Is More Effective in Putting Out Kitchen Fires?

The kitchen is the leading spot where fires start, and they can be extremely dangerous if not extinguished as soon...

5 Fireplace Safety Tips Every Homeowner Must Know

Did you know? About two out of every five house fires involve solid-burning fuel, like those in fireplaces.  But how...

5 Heater Safety Tips During Cold Weather

Space heaters can bring warmth during cold weather but can start fires if you're not careful. In fact, the NFPA...

What Is the Fire Triangle and How Can You Use It to Put Out Fire?

Knowing how each component of the fire triangle works helps you put out fires more effectively to protect your loved...

7 Tips for Camping Safely

Camping is a fantastic way to connect with nature and unwind. Whether you're a seasoned camper or a first-timer, being...

Can a Personal Defense Alarm Protect You in the Wild?

Heading outdoors is an awesome way to escape the daily grind and connect with nature. But with the beauty of...

Do Fire Blankets Expire?

Fire blankets suffocate fires by cutting off their oxygen supply. You can use them for kitchen fires, electrical fires, grease...

This Is Why You Should Never Use Water to Put Out a Grease Fire

Many types of fire can be put out with water, but there's one you should keep away from water: grease...

How Personal Defense Alarms Keep Children Safe

You can't be with your kids all the time, so preparing them for emergencies is crucial. While regular self-defense techniques...

Why Hidden Camera Detectors Are a Must for Journalists

Have you wondered if your conversations are private? Have you felt uneasy in a hotel room while on assignment? A...

How to Choose the Right Hidden Camera Detector

With smaller and more affordable cameras, privacy and security have become a huge concern for travelers, renters, and others. Many...

How Personal Defense Alarms Help Keep Runners Safe

Running can be pretty daunting when you’re alone. Carrying a personal defense alarm while running lets you get help during...

When to Replace Your Smoke Alarms

Whether you're a new homeowner or just brushing up on fire safety tips, knowing when to replace your smoke alarms...

When to Replace Your Fire Extinguisher

A working fire extinguisher can mean the difference between containing a fire and losing everything. But in some cases, fire...

Stay One Step Ahead of High-Tech Criminals With the Hero Privacy Pen

If you're concerned about your privacy and security while traveling or moving to a new place, the Hero Privacy has...

How to Use the Hero Defense Alarm

The Hero Defense Alarm is a great personal safety device and a must-have for anyone who wants to stay safe...

How to Choose the Right Personal Defense Alarm

In an ideal world, you won’t need a personal defense alarm to protect yourself against criminals. Unfortunately, criminals are still...

10 Features to Look for in a Hidden Camera Detector

Did you know that more than one in ten guests has found a hidden camera in their bed and breakfast?...

Why Customers Love the Hero Privacy Pen

Picture this: you spent hundreds or thousands of dollars on a vacation rental or hotel for your next getaway. You...

Is It Safe to Use Expired Fire Extinguishers?

Owning a fire extinguisher indicates a well-planned and safe household. But it doesn't stop there. Aside from owning a fire...

Is It Safe to Walk Through Smoke?

Did you know? More than half of fire-related deaths are due to smoke inhalation, according to the Burn Institute.  Smoke...

How Often Should You Test Your Smoke Alarm?

Smoke alarms are one of the most crucial fire safety devices. They let you whenever there is smoke and fire,...

Is It Safe to Use Glass Lids to Put Out Kitchen Fires?

Glass is a common material used in pot lids. Given this, it's easy to grab a glass lid whenever you...

Can You Use Salt to Put Out a Kitchen Fire?

In less than a minute, a kitchen fire can grow from a small flame to an inferno you can’t control....

Fire Safe Vs. Fireproof Bag: Which Is Better?

When a fire breaks out in your house, your first concern isn't usually your important documents, keepsakes, or jewelry. Yet,...

The Importance of Fire Drills at Work

A fire drill can save lives and your business. It’s a crucial part of fire safety training in your workplace,...

How to Put Out a Stove Fire

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says that unattended cooking, particularly frying, causes 49% of reported house fires, 20% of...

Fire Detector Beeping Three Times: What Does It Mean?

Fire detectors help save lives by preventing fires from turning into raging infernos. But what should you do if your...

How to Spot a Flashover and Get Out Safely

A flashover, also known as rapid fire progress (RFP), is one of the most dangerous types of fire.  According to...

What’s Fire Insurance and Why Do You Need One?

Consider getting fire insurance if you want to protect your home and its contents from fire-related risks. But what exactly...

What Are Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

In abundance, carbon monoxide can kill people within minutes. Also called the invisible killer, you can't see, taste, or smell...

5 Early Signs of a Fire in Your House

House fires can cause injuries, property loss, and death. The good news? They can be prevented. You just have to...

Candle Safety at Home: Usage, Placement, and Alternatives

Burning candles makes your home smell fantastic and creates a nice ambiance. However, they're a fire hazard that can quickly...

How to Put Out Fires in Your Garage or Workshop

Garages and workshops present more fire risks than other areas of your house. They’re filled with fire hazards such as...

How to Fix Exposed Wires at Home

Exposed electrical wires are a fire hazard that should be handled immediately. They increase the chances of electrical fires because...

10 Cooking Safety Tips That'll Keep Your Kitchen Free From Fire

Did you know? Cooking is the number one cause of home fires and home fire injuries.  From never leaving your...

Where to Place Smoke Alarms In Your House

Most home fires start accidentally, and the effects can ruin lives. Plus, research shows that in today’s landscape, fires can...

How Many Smoke Alarms Do You Need at Home?

Did you know? The risk of death in reported home fires is cut by 55% in homes with working smoke alarms...

The Importance of Fire Safety Training for All Family Members

Fire safety training is crucial to our safety, yet it usually takes a back seat until an emergency strikes. Whether...

Fire Detector vs. Smoke Alarm: What Are the Differences?

Fire detectors and smoke alarms help protect your property from fires. While many people believe that they’re the same, they’re...

Fire Safety Practices for Garages and Workshops

Did you know? About 6,600 garage fires occur in homes each year, which lead to 400 injuries, 30 deaths, and...

Are Exposed Wires Dangerous?

One of the biggest fire hazards at home is exposed wires. They’re a common electrical fire safety issue that you...

Fire Safety in High-Rise Buildings: What You Need to Know

High-rise buildings present challenges that low-rise buildings or standalone houses don’t. These challenges make fire safety a bit trickier for...

Choosing a Fire Safe: What You Need to Know

If you have to evacuate your house during a fire emergency, you have no choice but to leave everything behind....

How to Emotionally Recover From a Home Fire

When you lose your home to a fire, you lose more than just a property. You also lose your safe...

The Importance of Fire Drills: Home Edition

It’s great to have an escape plan or fire exit strategy, but it is even better if you practice it,...

How to Store Flammable Liquids and Gases Properly

We all have flammable liquids and gases at home, such as gasoline, pesticides, paint thinner, propane, and butane. Unfortunately, many...

How to Prevent Smoking and Vaping From Causing Fires

Did you know? Over 500 people are killed in home fires caused by cigarettes and other smoking items each year....

When to Evacuate Your House After a Fire Starts

Did you know? Fire can spread in as fast as 30 seconds. It spreads faster as heat, fuel, and oxygen...

How to Keep Your Home Safe From Fire While You’re Away

You’ve probably heard at least one horrible story about someone returning from a vacation only to have their house burned...

Fire Blanket vs. Lid: Which Is More Effective in Putting Out Kitchen Fires?

The kitchen is the leading spot where fires start, and they can be extremely dangerous if not extinguished as soon...

5 Fireplace Safety Tips Every Homeowner Must Know

Did you know? About two out of every five house fires involve solid-burning fuel, like those in fireplaces.  But how...

5 Heater Safety Tips During Cold Weather

Space heaters can bring warmth during cold weather but can start fires if you're not careful. In fact, the NFPA...

What Is the Fire Triangle and How Can You Use It to Put Out Fire?

Knowing how each component of the fire triangle works helps you put out fires more effectively to protect your loved...