12 Things Never to Do With Your Space Heater

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While most house fires start in the kitchen, heating equipment is the second most common cause of residential blazes. You might assume that fireplaces are the main culprit, but according to the National Fire Protection Association, it’s actually space heaters that cause the most—and the deadliest—home fires. Of the 52,000 home fires started by heating equipment each year, 44 percent are caused by space heaters, followed by fireplaces at 32 percent. But that doesn’t mean you should get rid of your space heater: It just means that you need to take care to use the device as safely as possible.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Bob Vila , https://www.bobvila.com/

Article Written By:  Michelle Ullman

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