Seasonal Safety Tips for Fireplaces and Chimneys

December 13, 2012 in Investing In Real Estate, Safety

 

Today I have some safety tips for fireplaces and chimneys. The month of December is all about safety.

This is the time of year when everyone that has a fireplace, wants to prop their feet up and sit by the fire. Sitting by a warm fire is definitely one of my guilty pleasures.

It’s also the perfect time for a reminder about fireplace and chimney safety. It is estimated that there are approximately 14,000 fires started every year by fireplaces.

In spite of all the pleasure they bring us, we also need to remember that whenever you are dealing with an element as potentially dangerous as fire, knowledge really is power.  Here are some simple steps you can take to help you stay safe.

 

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