10 Tips

10 tips to get ahead of the winter freeze and ensure a warm, fire-safe winter

While the mild weather in some parts of the country may be lulling all of us into thinking winter is taking a vacation this year, don't let Mother Nature fool you! February is right around the corner and unless there's some kind of magic in the air, winter will be on our doorstep soon enough. So now is the perfect time to begin preparing for the inevitable winter freeze and NFPA has just the resource you need.

What would that be, you ask? It's our “10 Tips to Get Ahead of the Winter Freeze” checklist, which makes it easy to put your plan in place, and includes steps you can take to ensure the heating equipment and related appliances in your home are in top-top shape and fire safe. Things such as furnaces, chimneys and vents, space heaters and more are all addressed.

Take a moment and download the checklist, then put your plan in place on how you'll tackle heating fire safety today. For additional information on fire safety in the winter months, check out our "Put a Freeze on Winter Fires" campaign page.

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LisaMarie Sinatra
Communications Manager, Public Affairs Office