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Why We Love These Electrical Safety Tips for Winter (and You Should Too)!

Electrical Safety Check for Winter from A#1 Air Electric

To say Dallas, Fort Worth's holiday season is starting out cold is quite an understatement. We're not even to the official first day of winter yet and Mother Nature has already dealt us some below freezing temperatures. Along with this frosty weather comes the likelihood of increased electrical fires as we increase our usage of electronic devices that help keep us warm, such as space heaters and electric blankets.  

 

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes in Dallas, Fort Worth from A#1 Air Plumbing

Winter can sneak up on us here in the Dallas, Fort Worth Metroplex.  One major way to make sure you’re prepared for the bitter cold is to prevent your home’s pipes from freezing.

 

There are three main reasons your pipes freeze:

  1. 1. Sudden drops in temperature
  2. 2. Poor insulation
  3. 3. Having your thermostat set too low

 

Think You’re Prepared for Home Fire Safety This Winter? Take This Quiz!

home fire safety

QUESTIONS:

 

1.      Where should you place smoke alarms in your home?

  1. A. They’re not needed. You’ll smell smoke before the fire alarm goes off.
  2. B. Only in the attic in case your furnace catches on fire.
  3. C. In the kitchen as that’s where most fires start.
  4. D. Every bedroom, hallway, and main area of your home such as your kitchen, living room, and dining room.

 

2.      How often should you test your smoke alarms?

Top Tips for Energy Efficiency & Staying Warm This Winter in Dallas

money saving tips for winter in Dallas

It may not seem like it now, but soon it’s going to get really cold here in the Dallas, Fort Worth metroplex. And when the thermostat goes up, so does your utility bill. Here are some steps you can take in order to stay warm and cozy this Dallas winter while also going easy on your wallet:

 

Do You Need A Backup Generator for Your Dallas Home?

Backup Home Generator

Backup home generators can be extremely beneficial for you and your family.  On October 2nd of this year, a powerful storm hit the Dallas, Fort Worth area complete with 75 mph winds and brutal hail. In its wake we were left with fallen trees, crushed cars, damaged roofs, and a power outage for an estimated 300,000+ residents.

 

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