Space Heater Safety During Cold Snap

During cold weather, people often turn to space heaters to help warm up their homes. Although they’re convenient, space heaters also pose a major risk if they aren’t used appropriately.

Space heaters come in all shapes and sizes, some for small rooms and some for large.  Experts say it’s important that you make sure you’re choosing the right one for the area you’re heating.

They add that there are three things to remember when buying a space heater…never leave them on when you’re leaving home…turn them off when you’re asleep and keep them away from combustibles.