Space Heater Safety
Electric Space Heater Safety The Statistics CPSC estimates that from 2008 to 2010, portable electric heaters were involved in approximately 1,200 fires per year. The Problem Portable electric heaters are high-wattage appliances that have the potential to ignite nearby combustible materials like curtains, beds, sofas, paper, clothing, and flammable liquids. If ignition results from a heater left on and unattended, a major fire could result. Safety Tips CPSC recommends the following for the safe use…
Examples of Bad Heat Exchangers
What does a bad heat exchanger look like? Here are just a few examples along with an explanation of what causes cracks.