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Portable generators & space heaters

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Portable heaters and generators are convenient, but use them with extreme caution.

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Be prepared for bad weather

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The best way to weather a storm is to have a safety plan in place ahead of time.

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Cleaning dryer vents

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Drying clothes takes a lot of energy. Keeping your dryer vent clean makes your appliance more energy efficient.

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Gas appliance safety

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Keep these safety guidelines in mind when using gas-consuming products such as stoves, clothes dryers, water heaters and furnaces.

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Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI)

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GFCI outlets should be used by all water sources to prevent electric shock. Find out why.

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Wiring and grounding in older homes

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The wiring inside most older houses wasn’t designed to handle the electrical needs we have today.

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Electrical safety and childproofing

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Make sure your electrical appliances, tools and outlets are safe, and be careful around electrical equipment outdoors.

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Home security systems

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Many homeowners are investing in home security systems to deter criminals, provide home protection and deliver peace of mind.

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Natural gas leaks

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Although leaks from natural gas lines are rare, it’s important to know the warning signs.

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