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Many Canadian homes are equipped with a gas or wood-burning fireplace. With the weather taking a dive into colder temperatures, people with wood-burning fireplaces are stocking up on wood or relighting the pilot light on their gas fireplaces to stay warm and cozy throughout the winter. With an increased use of fireplaces, there is also an increased chance of a fire, which can lead to devastating losses if you are not mindful of fire safety in your home.
Wood-burning Fireplace Safety Tips
Here are some basic safety tips for your wood-burning fireplace:
Gas Fireplace Safety Tips
Here are some basic safety tips for your gas fireplace:
Other precautions to reduce your risk:
Remember to notify your insurance advisor if you have installed or upgraded your gas or wood-burning fireplace, as this could have an impact on your insurance coverage. Always ensure that you keep your home insurance policy up to date.
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