In this section of our blog, we’ll discuss modern best practices for avoiding fires – from checking electrical boxes, to creating a fire response plan, and implementing yearly inspections to reduce your risk of a fire. We’ll also discuss fireproofing techniques and materials that can help you safeguard your home and your family from any accidents involving flammable materials.
Residential fireproofing is absolutely essential for protecting your family and your property from an unexpected, and potentially devastating fire. And though fires usually occur unexpectedly and may not always be preventable, there are quite a few steps that you can take to help protect your home from a fire, including:
- Checking your electrical systems at least once every two years
- Checking gas lines, furnaces, and water heaters annually
- Using fire-retardant insulation and materials when building or renovating
- Having regular fire drills and explaining to your family what to do in case of a fire