Tips For Preventing Electrical Fires In Your Kitchen
Kitchens are the heart of the home and they have increasingly become the place where we spend the most time. Protecting the heart of the home is similar to protecting your own heart that is inside your body. Properly maintaining your electrical equipment and appliances to ensure that they’re in good shape. That includes regular cleanings, not overextending the equipment, and knowing the proper way to use it according to the instructions.
Taking steps to prevent the appliances and electrical equipment in your kitchen from becoming a fire hazard are simple yet are easy to forget in the hustle and bustle of life. Listed below are several tips on how to help prevent electrical fires in your kitchen.
- Only plug your major appliances into electrical sockets. Do not use extension cords or power cords. Refrigerators and stoves should only go into the main sockets.
- Regularly clean your appliances and electrical equipment. Read the instructions on the appliance or in the instruction manual for cleaning guidelines.
- Only use your electrical equipment for its specified purpose. Doing otherwise may lead to it becoming a fire hazard.
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