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5 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe Year-Round

Perform these tasks regularly to help protect your home from preventable accidents.

Regular safety checks can help keep your home and family safe. Whether you set reminders on your phone, jot them down on a calendar, or coordinate checks with seasonal events like daylight saving time, put these checkups on your to-do list.

1. Inspect your fire extinguishers.
When: Monthly
How:

2. Check your garage door sensors.
When: Monthly
How:

3. Test your smoke alarms.
When: Monthly
How:

4. Practice a family fire drill.
When: Twice a year
How:

5. Update your first aid and emergency preparedness kits.
When: Twice a year
How:

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