If you're looking to keep warm during this winter weather by heating up your home there are some safety tips you need to know.

Check your home's heating unit for any faulty wires. if you using a space heater, make sure to keep it away from any objects that could be easily ignite or catch fire and to remember to turn it off when you fall asleep.

Do not leave your oven door open to warm your home or run extension cords underneath carpeting.

Most importantly always check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to make sure they are working properly.

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