10 Things You Should Know When Using Electric Space Heaters
When the temperature drops, a portable space heater can be a convenient source of supplemental heat for your home. One common question is: Are space heaters dangerous? No, unless yours is really old or you’re using it incorrectly. Make sure you’re using yours correctly with these tips.
Understand the Dangers
Check the Cord and Space Heater Extension Cord
Don’t Leave Space Heater Unattended
Have a little one at home? Baby-proof your home with these tips.
Avoid Trips and Falls
Plug Directly into an Outlet
Keep a Distance
Plus: How to Prevent Home Fires.
Look for Safety Features
Look at Watts
However, are you using a space heater because your furnace is not working correctly? Try these Simple Furnace Fixes.
Use for Supplemental Heat Only
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Are they Efficient?
Tame your heating bills with these 9 Home Energy Conservation Tips for the Winter.