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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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