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How to Use Your Fireplace Safely

Get ready for a cozy season with these tips.

If fireplaces are not well maintained, fires can get out of control and damage your property or cause personal injury. Keep safe and warm with these tips for preparing and using your fireplace.

Before You Start It Up

When in Use

After you prep your fireplace, it’s also a good idea to make sure your fire extinguisher is in working order. Keep it in a spot where you can grab it quickly — just in case.

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