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Safety

The Different Types of Fire Extinguishers and How They Work

Did you know that there are different types of fire extinguishers? And did you also know that each type of extinguisher works in a...

How to Get Fire Smoke Out of Clothes: The Ultimate Guide

Fire smoke can be a real pain to get out of clothes. Not only does it smell bad, but it's also difficult to remove. If...

How to Stop a Smoke Detector from Beeping: [5+ Ways]

If your smoke detector/fire alarm is nuisance beeping, first make sure it's not the carbon monoxide detector A CO alarm will usually beep...

Are Lava Lamps A Fire Hazard? No, but…

No, lava lamps generally aren't a fire hazard Just don't leave them on overnight Don't let them overheat (by leaving them on for...

How To Protect A Fireplace Mantel From Heat: 13 Ways

Use a fireplace screen Use insulating fire glass Use ceramic tiles Paint the brick or marble Replace your mantel with a fireproof material ...

How To Replace Fire Alarm Battery: [Replacement Steps]

Beeping sounds are not only irritating, but they can also cause you to lose focus and be stressed. Keep in mind that the sound is...

How To Put Out A Fire Pit: 3 Extinguishing Techniques

Use water (duh!) Throw some dirt and sand on it Use a fire pit snuffer cover After a hectic day or week, nothing is...

How Hot Does A Fireplace Get (Gas And Wood)

How hot do they get? Wood-burning fireplaces can reach temperatures of up to 1,500 degrees. Wood burning is not efficient so the hard surfaces...

How To Put Out A Grease Fire: 4 Ways

Did you know that cooking in the kitchen causes approximately 160,000 home structures each year (Source)? And, cooking fires are known to be one the...

13+ Ways To Childproof a Fireplace: Baby Safety

Gate it Add a glass door Add a screen Childproof lock screen doors Keep chimney clean Have a fire extinguisher Have a working...