Look out for these common home hazards


Last updated 6/1/2022 at 5:23pm

For safety reasons, adding a fire screen (if you don't already have one) to a fireplace is important as is making sure area rugs are not tripping hazards. Village News/Metro photo

Jane Kepley

Special to the Village News

Homes can have safety issues that aren't always obvious – problems that could endanger you and your family.

Fortunately, doing an annual safety audit of your property can help identify some of these hazards and allow you to remedy them before they cause larger problems. It may also help you to avoid using your home warranty or homeowners insurance.

Want to make sure your home is safe for you and your loved ones? Here's a room-by-room breakdown of what to do.


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