As we start the new year, it is a great time to check the following devices to insure they are in top working order.

Fire Extinguishers
Make sure the pin is intact and tamper seal is unbroken.  Confirm the pressure gauge or indicator is in the operable range or position, make sure the extinguisher is full.

Fire Alarm/Co2  
Test your alarms and replace batteries

Dryer - Lint
Clean the duct out to the exterior wall to eliminate potential risk of fire.  Ongoing, empty out your lint filter after each use

Tamper Resistant Receptacles
Small Children - Install Tamper Resistant Receptacles

Ground Fault Interrupters
Install interrupters in kitchen, bathroom, laundry rooms and garage 

Replace Appliances with worn, frayed, or damaged cords

Start the new year off right by putting these safety checks in place.