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Your house is the place where you build your life and make memories.

This is the major reason why it is hard to even imagine your house ever suffering from a disaster like a fire.

Losing the house to fire is, needless to say, a scary thought, however, there are many things to be done for preventing fire before it begins as well as keeping the family and house safe.

Most of the people know about the basics of preventing fire damage at home, like installing smoke alarms, not leaving the cooking unattended or beware of the burning candles, as well as keeping the fire extinguisher.

Below-mentioned are some major tips on how to prevent fire damage in your house:

Fireproof the House

It is essential to do everything in your power for reducing the risk of having a fire in the home. It involves checking everything from bedrooms, garage, kitchen, living room, chimney and roof.

Keep the Oven and Stove Clean

Not only food particles are the reason behind a house fire. A pot that is not set right on the burner correctly can cause melting of the pot handle if exposed to the stove flames or, if you leave the cookbook or dishtowel near the hot burner that can also catch fire.

Maintain the Electrical Cords

Check the electrical cord’s condition regularly and watch out for the frayed wires.

Fireplace Safety

In case you have the chimney, make sure to get it cleaned frequently. When the chimney is not cleaned, it can start accumulating creosote which is highly flammable as well as can become the reason behind a chimney fire.

Also during winters, you must make it a point that the heating appliances are not located near anything combustible.