With temps dropping it’s important to think about home heating safety. Keeping the thermostat down will save money while portable heaters provide direct and quick warmth, but they should be used with care.
The most important fact to remember when using portable heaters is to read the manufacturer’s instructions on use and care. Listen to this 3.5 minute interview with fire prevention professionals for more safety tips.
Professional home inspectors and other interested parties download the 12 Tips for Portable Heater Safety.