Common Causes of House Fires You Might Not Expect
There are several items that are commonly know to cause house fires. House fires can quickly turn into large flames that overtake your home if precautions are not taken or a home owner does not know how to properly stop a fire and call local authorities. Here are some not so well known causes of house fires.
Cooking equipment such as pots and pans or even hotplates can quickly go from a safe cooking tempurature to a higher than normal temputure that can cause a fire.
Heating such as a furnace or a portable heater can cause house fires and should be checked by a local professional atleast once a year to prevent any mishaps.
Smoking in bedrooms is a big one because there are many flamables things suchs as bedding and drapery, even down to carpets in the bedroom.
Electrical equipment is a more common one however it can even relate to a fraying cord on your hairdryer, or your phone cord commonly used by bedsides.
Candles are next on the list and can often be forgotten about. If a wick goes untrimmed it can also cause smoke damage on the walls and ceilings.
There are many other causes for common house fires that a home owner may not often think about. Always try to be vigilant when using anything that could potentially cause a fire.