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Carbon monoxide - the invisible enemy

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Find out what causes deadly carbon monoxide poisoning - and how to prevent and detect it.

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Staying safe around buried gas pipelines

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If you have buried natural gas lines on your property, make sure you know how to locate and maintain them.

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Flood safety

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Walking through a wet or flooded basement can be dangerous. To be safe, you should always assume that basement flood water is energized.

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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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Garage door app

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A garage door app will alert you when the door is open and allow you to open and close the door from your smart phone.

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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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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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Portable generators & space heaters

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

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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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