Space heaters are great for keeping us warm in winter, but they’re a fire hazard if used improperly. These tips will help you keep your space heater a safe heater.
Heaters can burn things
Place heaters on a solid, flat surface. Keep them at least three feet away from items in your home that can burn.
Damaged cords can cause sparks
Never use a space heater with a damaged cord or plug.
Extension cords and power bars can overheat
Space heaters use a lot of energy. Always plug them directly into a wall outlet.