Space Heater Safety
Space heaters are a convenient, low-cost way to warm up a room without having to heat an entire house, but just like any heating equipment, it’s essential to use space heaters safely. According to the National Fire Protection Association, heating equipment caused approximately 48,530 fires from 2014 to 2018. Space heaters were involved in 81% of home heating-related fire deaths. But many of these deaths were caused by mistakes in heater use, like placing equipment too close to flammable objects. The following space heater safety tips can help increase your safety while using your space heater.
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