Even though Spring is officially here, portable space heaters can rescue us from those
chilly mornings and surprise snow showers!
Space heaters and other portable heating equipment account for 40% of reported home heating fires, and these small appliances can cause big damage.
We’ve compiled some top tips to keep safe on those chilly days and nights:
- Keep all objects and people at least 3 feet away from your heater, especially kids, pets, and
- Turn off portable heaters when you leave the room, step away from your desk, or go to bed.
- Never power a space heater with a power strip or extension cord – always plug directly into a secure
- Do not set your heater on an unstable surface, like chairs or tables.