As the temperatures continue to drop around our service area (East Bay, Sacramento, San Jose, and nearby), more and more people will be relying on their favorite heat source to keep warm and comfortable in their Northern California home. Whether that means a gas furnace, space heater, fireplace, or some combination, we want you to be safe
Yuck! Something smells like rotten eggs! Gas can often give off an unpleasant odor, often described as rotten eggs or sulfur. While natural gas is normally odorless, gas manufacturers are required to add a chemical called mercaptan, which gives it that distinctive smell. Smelling gas is a dangerous situation that you should respond to immediately.
As the nights gets darker and colder, we start to rely on our heating systems more and more. It’s no surprise then that nearly all home fires from heating equipment take place in the winter months (December, January, and February). According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), between 2009 and 2013, “heating equipment was
Don’t be scared, be prepared. Children and adults alike love Halloween, but it can be truly terrifying if you don’t plan ahead. Jack-o’-lanterns, costumes, paper ghosts, and creepy decorations are fun and festive, but they can also present many hazards if proper safety measures are not followed. Halloween Fire Statistics From 2009-2013, decorations were the
As the weather cools and the school year starts back up, we can all feel fall right around the corner. Every season, there are different tasks that homeowners should complete in order to ensure comfort, safety, and savings during that part of the year. Fall is no different. By checking off these fall furnace maintenance