Tips from Toby – Holiday Safety Checklist
Every morning on the news this week sad news of another house fire topped the headlines. This is the time of the year where we are so distracted that it's easy to forget the simple things to stay safe. This is your reminder to mentally run through a checklist to make sure you aren't risking fire and have some safety items ready just in case. We know everyone thinks this won't happy to them - so don't ignore warning signs like overloaded holiday lights, piles of dried up leaves around the house or overloading circuits with space heaters. We want everyone to have a happy and safe holiday season, so watch the tip now and do a walk around of your home to make sure you aren't tempting fate!
Tips from Toby Chimney & Dryer Vent Tip
The leading cause of home fires in the United States is caused by excessive lint buildup in our dryer vents and by creosote buildup in our chimneys. As the nights get a bit chillier it won't be long before we are firing up those fireplaces and lots of static will be firing up around our dryers. Don't be one of those victims you see on the news and suffer damage to your home or much worse! This is an inexpensive maintenance tip that should be a priority this Fall on your home upkeep list!
Safe Grilling & Fajitas!
It's finally time to fire up those grills again. But those propane hoses have gone brittle, and your grill is probably not the cleanest these days! It's time to check for leaks and clean that grill prior to firing it up. The leading cause of death and burns from grills are astronomical at this time of year. Don't become a casualty over a great meal! To make your chore seem worthwhile, we've added a great fajita recipe to christen that newly cleaned grill from Toby's Favorite Mexican Restaurant Luna Azteca. Get that grill ready and add some fajita sizzle now!
Fall Outdoor Wrap Up
It's time to bring those plants indoors, keep the pests out, check your house for Winter prep and much more. This is a great tip with tons of advice to get your home ready for Winter and avoid big time issues. Watch today and get ready for Winter!
Cold Fire Extinguisher
That old red can fire extinguisher technology is over 40 years old. Cold Fire is a new, all natural, easy to use spray can that can put out a fire quickly. You can spray it on your person or others and actually walk through a fire without getting burned! Each can is around $20 and you can have them on every floor in your home or your car. Most of us wouldn't even know how to use those old fire extinguishers… with Cold Fire you just point and spray. This literally could save you or a loved one's life!
Dryer Vent & Chimney Sweep
Dryer vent buildup is the leading cause of home fires in the United States. Second is fires caused by a buildup of Creosote in your chimney. These fires are easy to avoid with simple annual maintenance by a licensed and certified professional. We show you how to make sure it's done right and what to look for. We also show a new device that measure pressure in your dryer vent pipe and alerts you when there is buildup.