Cleveland Area
Electricians
Clover Electric - Cleveland Electricians
Call Today
Call Today

Cleveland, OH Home & Commercial Electrician Services - Blog | Clover Electric

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.

More Articles ...

  1. How AFCIs Prevent Electrical Fires
  2. Top 10 Holiday Safety Tips
  3. New Day Cleveland Video – Holiday Lights
  4. Remember To Replace Your Smoke Detector Batteries
  5. Holiday Lighting Safety Tips
  6. How Wiring In Older Homes Can Be a Fire Risk
  7. Light Switch Upgrades for the Home
  8. How Much Energy Does a Smart Thermostat Save?
  9. DYI Electrical Nightmares
  10. The Top 6 Causes of Electrical Fires in Homes
  11. Troubleshooting Dead Outlets
  12. Electrical Safety Tips For Kids (and Adults)
  13. Why Is My Smoke Detector Beeping?
  14. What Is Electrical Arcing and What are the Warning Signs?
  15. Spring Electrical Repair Checklist
  16. Spring Home Electrical Repair Checklist
  17. Water Damage and Electrical Problems
  18. Common Winter Electrical Problems in the Home
  19. Why It’s Always Best To Call In The Pros For Your Electrical Projects
  20. Remodeling Ideas from Clover Electric
  21. The Dangers of Counterfeit Electrical Products
  22. 5 Electrical Upgrades That Add Value to Your Home
  23. What is a Power Surge?
  24. 6 Rules For Hiring An Electrical Contractor for Your DIY Remodeling Project
  25. Power Strip Safety Tips
  26. Identifying Electrical Panel Switches
  27. Light Up the Night With Safety and Security Lighting
  28. Do Smoke Detectors Expire?
  29. 5 Ways To Lower Your Electric Bill
  30. When Do You Need An Electrical Permit?
  31. The Advantages of Retrofitting Lighting Fixtures For LEDs
  32. This Simple Electrical Upgrade Has Saved Thousands of Lives
  33. Electrical Safety Tips For Fall
  34. Choosing a Dimmer Switch For Your Home
  35. 5 Electrical Upgrades For Fall
  36. Outdoor Electrical SafetyTips
  37. 6 Tips for Window A/C Safety
  38. Is Your Air Conditioner Causing Your Lights To Dim?
  39. Extension Cord Safety
  40. 7 Electrical Warning Signs You Shouldn't Ignore
  41. The Importance of Home Electrical Safety Evaluations
  42. Hot Tub and Pool Wiring
  43. Electrical Upgrades For Older Homes
  44. Do I Need An Electrician?
  45. The Advantages of Fans In the Home
  46. How Do You Test a GFCI Outlet?
  47. What Is Knob and Tube Wiring?
  48. Smoke and CO Detectors
  49. Too Many Devices, Not Enough Outlets?
  50. Don't Overload Your Outlets

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
       Solon Chamber of Commerce    Chagrin Falls Chamber of Commerce