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Wiring and grounding in older homes

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Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI)

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Take care with power tools

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Taking a few minutes to check power tools before and after using will keep them in good working order and will keep you safe.

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Electrical safety and childproofing

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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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Flood safety

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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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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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