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Five tips for space heater safety

Space heaters are also responsible for 32 percent of house fires

Five tips for space heater safety

As temperatures drop this winter, many will look for supplemental heating sources for their homes. Space heaters can be a good alternative for those who want to warm one area of their home without turning up the thermostat on the central heating system. However, space heaters are also responsible for 32 percent of house fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association. If you are planning to use a space heater in your home this winter, review these tips from Tipmont REMC to keep you, your family and your property safe.

Bundling up for winter storms

A family around a Christmas tree in winter

Are you ready for winter’s cold grasp? Snow and ice are inevitable, but being prepared can make a world of difference. Tipmont REMC provides the following tips to help you prepare for wintery blasts. 



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