• Howard Gallagher

July 4th Safety Tips

This is a time to connect with loved ones and enjoy your home. However you should always keep your family safe as difficult situations can happen. Here are few safety tips to enjoy your Independence Day Celebration.

HVAC Safety

Your unit should be inspected and serviced by a HVAC Professional. Annual Summer Tuneup can identify any issues. Keep Outdoor HVAC unit free from any debris.

Beaches/ Pools

As July is the hottest month of the year, many families turn to water activities to beat the heat. However, even fun water activities have serious risks if the proper precautions aren’t taken. Review water safety rules with your family. If you plan on boating then follow proper boating practices such as enough life preserves for everyone on board.

Grill Safety

Never leave a lit grill unattended. Don’t allow kids or pets to play near the grill. Never try to move a lit or hot grill, and remember the grill will stay hot for at least an hour after use. Lighter fluid is effective at starting grills. However lighter fluid can fall on grass and all there needs to be is a spark . Things can go flaring up very quickly. It may seem strange but water doesn’t stop a grease fire. In fact it can make the fire spread. Having baking soda can extinguish the toughest grease fire.

Firework Safety

Fireworks are loud and visually appealing.fireworks can be dangerous, causing serious burn and eye injuries due to misuse. Follow your local jurisdiction's rules on fire work . Never allow young children to play with fireworks. Even small fireworks like sparklers. Sparklers burn at temperatures of 2,000 degrees to melt some metals.Keep a bucket of water or a garden hose handy in case of fire. The safest option of using fireworks is watching public displays of fireworks online or in person. Take advantage of our July 4th Promotion $200 Off any plan Plus 1 month free. Sign Up Today to get a free bonus. Call 877-660-1621 to get a free quote!