Avoid These Bad Habits That Could Burn Down Your House

house firesHoliday decorations such as Christmas trees are notorious for starting house fires.

But did you know that many ordinary household necessities are equally at fault for causing many house fires?

Seemingly harmless items like laptops, lint traps, or light bulbs can easily become potential fire starters if used incorrectly.

A recent article on Yahoo! identified 14 bad habits that increase ...

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Grilling Safety

Three out of five households own a gas grill, which translates to a lot of tasty meals. But it also means there’s an increased risk of home fires.

Each year an average of 8,800 home fires are caused by grilling, and close to half of all injuries involving grills are due to thermal burns. While nearly half of the people who grill do it year-round, July is the peak month for grill fires, followed by May, June, and August.