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9 Important Tips for Fireplace Safety

Enjoy Your Fireplace Safely A fireplace burning brightly in your house creates a cozy and relaxing feeling. Although, fireplaces can be beautiful and  soothing, they can also be dangerous. For safe and responsible enjoyment, you need proper maintenance and common

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CDC Warns of Dangers from Grill-Cleaning Brushes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued warnings about the dangers of ingesting broken pieces of metal bristles from wire grill cleaning brushes. As you prepare your outdoor grill for the last few barbecues of the season using

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Scrigit Handy Household Hints – GFI

Ground Fault Interrupter Safety A Ground Fault Interrupter (GFI) is an electrical safety device designed to protect people from electrical shock, so proper maintenance is important. These special outlets have been regularly included in houses built or remodeled since the

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Microwave Oven Safety Tips

As explained in the following post, we are so used to using microwave ovens that we forget the dangers they could pose. They can overheat and burn foods if left on too long. Any bits of metal, even decorative edges

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