Hello to everyone and we hope you’ve been having a wonderful day! Today, we will be discussing the topic of home safety in the case of a power outage. Power outages can be a very common occurrence, so we want you to be prepared!
The United States experiences more power outages than any other country, and that number has been steadily increasing for more than a decade. Power outages can pose or create many dangers and risks, one of them being fire hazards. With power outages being so common, it is especially important that you know how to avoid these hazards or risks to stay safe.
By establishing preventative measures and being prepared beforehand, you can greatly reduce the chances of fire damage to your home. Having an emergency kit prepared beforehand is essential in getting through a power outage. Inside that kit, including a portable charger, portable generator, flashlight, radio, and first aid kit is important to ensure your safety.
Remembering and practicing safety during the event of a power outage is important to reducing your risks as well. Unplug all your electrical appliances to avoid any surges of power that may happen and cause overloads. Additionally, avoid any downed wires that you may see or come across, and keep any flammable materials away from heating equipment. It is also important to have properly installed and working smoke detectors.
Dealing with power outages can be a stressful event. Here at STOP restoration we care about your safety. We’re here to help or provide any tips and information regarding these outages, and how to reduce the risks of any damages.
We are aware that disasters can happen in any situation. In the case that your home does experience any damages, we are here to help. The STOP Restoration’s team of professionals offer services such as smoke and fire damage restoration, in order to restore not only your home, but your peace of mind as well. If you’re interested in learning more about the services we provide, contact us today!