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Thursday, December 8, 2022   /   by Ameil Gill


Home Safety” – you might instantly think about a security system, but what about your Home Health?

Think about it: it’s estimated we spend 87% of our lives indoors, whether at home, work, or traveling.

One study showed we spent nearly 10 hours a day at home in 2020, and a little less than 8 hours in 2019. With the way in which the workforce adapted, we’re spending more time at home than ever before — and it’s important that we think about our health and safety at home.

Here are a few things to consider to help keep your family and your home SAFE:

• Smoke Detectors — you should replace these every 10 years. Are they yellow? Replace. Don’t know how old they are? Replace. You should also have one in every bedroom and on every floor!

• Carbon Monoxide Detectors — Don’t forget about these. You can even get smoke detectors that have combined CO detectors. I recommend getting the ones with the 10-year lithium battery.

• Radon Test & Remediation — Did you know that radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers? It’s critical that you have your home tested for radon every 5-10 years!

• Dryer Vent Cleaning — not only will this increase efficiency, but it can also save your life! Studies show that over 15,000 fires are caused by clogged dryer vents every year!

REMAX Realty One Inc. - The Gill Team
Ameil Gill
50 Burnhamthorpe Road West Sussex Centre Ste #102
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C2

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