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Clothes Dryer Safety

The National Fire Protection Association and United State Fire Administration provide the following information regarding clothes washer and dryer fires:

Dryers and washing machines were involved in one out of every 22 home structure fires reported to U.S. fire departments in 2006-2010.

Taking care of your clothes dryer is important for home fire safety. The leading cause of home clothes dryer fires is failure to clean them. An estimated 2,900 home dryer fires happen every year, causing 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss. Visit the U.S. Fire Administration's website at http://www.usfa.fema.gov for a few simple safety tips to help you prevent a clothes dryer fire.

Educate yourself and be safe!!



Fire Extinguishers...Inexpensive Protection


A fire extinguisher is a great fire fighting tool used to control or extinguish little fires. It is an important fire protection device which can be used in residence & available in a variety of sizes. Fire extinguishers are tagged corresponding to the type of fire they used for extinguishing.

Be sure while purchasing an extinguisher that can extinguish the many types of fire.When we complete a new or remodeled kitchen we try to suggest this model. Kidde 466141 Kitchen/Garage Fire Extinguisher 10-BC  

It is better to have more than one fire extinguisher in simple reach at home. When the fire siren gets off immediate action can avoid a little, contained fire from turning into large destructive ones. The top quality of fire extinguisher for house use is one which is relatively small (for easy use) & carries the fire extinguishing substance which can be putt on the major variety of fire type (wood, grease, textiles, etc).

 Often, it is suggested that a larger unit is purchased and installed on each floor of your home.  We suggest this model because even if a fire is starting to get out of hand, this size may be able to contain it. Kidde 466204 Pro 10 MP Fire Extinguisher, UL Rated 4-A, 60-B:C, Red  

One of a main concern of an individual is to make his family secure. The main way to stop fires spreading is to fit a housing fire alarm instrument. Fire extinguishers act as a primary line of protection against the fire earlier than the fire brigade arrives at your home in situation of fire. It is advisable to have more than one fire extinguisher at your home.

There are various types of fire extinguishers used in different types of fires. Keeping a basic knowledge of types of fires & fire extinguishers will help you to prevent fires & may save lives.

The main four classifications of the fire extinguishers: Class A, B, C & D. Every class corresponds to the kind of fire extinguisher is made for & the kind of extinguishing chemicals used. Various extinguishers come in form of foam, water, carbon dioxide, dry powder, & wet chemical.

Every year, around half a million houses fires in US & around 3Free Reprint Articles,000 people dies. You must keep a fire extinguisher. Most people do & the pity thing is many of them have no knowledge on how to make use of them. Being proper ready if fire comes stealthily into your world can make the difference among the death or life.

Usually a fire extinguisher carries around ten seconds of extinguishing power. First look at the instructions which come along with the fire extinguisher earlier & get information of its each part. It is recommended by fire prevention experts that you get training before using a fire extinguisher. Purchase an additional extinguisher for everybody in the home to practice on.