10 Safety Tips You Should Follow During Cold Weather

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There might be power outages in your area, so it is recommended that you’re very careful if using candles or matches as they can become a fire hazard.
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Plan ahead and have a weather kit available that includes extra batteries, a flash light and first-aid supplies.
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Make sure you have plenty of food and water.
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During freezing weather, simply turn off your main water supply to the irrigation system.
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Make sure pipes are properly insulated and leave all cabinet doors open around any pipes.
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Don't leave your pets outdoors when the temperature drops.
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Dogs enjoy walks and exercise, but try to keep them inside as windchill can threaten a pet’s life.
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Keep anything that can burn at least 3 feet away from the heater to minimize the risk of a fire. This includes bedding and curtains.
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If you have a fireplace, make sure you put the fire out before leaving the house or even if you go to sleep.
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