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5 Quick Fixes: Fire Safety Roundup

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 07, 2012 01:05 AM
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by Alexa last modified Jan 06, 2012

On the checklist for the New Year: fire safety. Here's a roundup of ideas for safeguarding your house. Above: Spotted on Katrines Interior Blog , a DIY project that gives a fire extinguisher a new look. The Kidde Pro 2.5 Water Extinguisher is $116.30 at Amazon. Above: Dispose of embers safely with the 5-gallon Steel Ash Bucket ; $49.95 at Vermont Country Store. N.B.: Fire experts recommend that you douse the embers with water and close the can with a tight-fitting lid to deprive the ashes of oxygen. Above: Architectural Devices' Modern Smoke Detector is $130. Above: The Vintage Swiss Army Blanket , a blend of horsehair and wool, is naturally flame-retardant; $298 from Sundance (small fires can be extinguished with a wool blanket). Above: The Kiddie KL-25 Two-Story Fire Escape Ladder is $53.95 from Amazon.






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