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Home Heating Fire Prevention & Safety Tips

Home heating safetyDuring cold weather, many homeowners will be looking for ways to add extra warmth to their homes by using portable space heaters. According to the National Fire Protection Association over 10,000 home fires are caused by heating equipment.

Here are some tips from the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) to avoid becoming a victim of a heating equipment related fire.

1. Keep all combustible materials a minimum of 3 feet from heat sources.
2. Always turn off space heaters when unattended and while sleeping.
3. Space heaters should never be plugged into an extension cord.
4. Space heaters should be placed on the ground, never on furniture or shelving.
5. Never use space heaters or any appliance with a broken or frayed cord.

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Cleveland Electrical Services

Clover Electric is known for professionalism, performance and integrity. Make your home a safer and more pleasant place to live with electrical systems you can rely upon. Some of our services include:

  • Commercial Tenant Improvements
  • Code Compliance
  • Inspection Report Corrections

In And Around The Home

  • Electrical Service and Repair
  • Add New Outlets/Switches
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Bath Fan/Heat Light Combination
  • Heated Towel Bar
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Fixture Hanging
  • New Dryer Hook-Ups
  • New Spa/Pool Hook-Ups and Lighting
  • Data/Communications Setup
  • Cable Hook-Ups
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controllers
  • Programmable Lighting
  • Motion Sensor Lighting
  • Dimmer Switches
  • Exhaust Fans
  • G.F.C.I. Outlet Installations
  • Re-wiring
  • Service Upgrades
  • Old Panel Replacements
  • New Circuits
  • Dedicated Computer Circuits
  • House Grounding
  • Whole House Surge Protection
  • Transformers
  • 220V-240V Upgrades
  • Whole House Back Up Generators
  • Breakers & Fuses
  • Meter Boxes
  • Panel Repairs and Upgrades
  • Equipment Installations
  • Security Lighting
  • Dawn to Dusk Lighting
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Heat Detectors
  • Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Surge Protectors
  • Low Voltage Lighting Systems
  • Motorized Shades
  • Under Cabinet Lighting
  • Yard Lighting
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