Topic: fire prevention

Video: Troubleshooting Dryer Vent Issues

SANTA ROSA − Host, Sarah Rutan: If your dryer is dirty or doesn’t seem to be functioning properly, it may be due to a problem with the dryer vent. Today we’re in Santa Rosa with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Andy Gatley…Read More

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Troubleshooting Dryer Vent Issues

SANTA ROSA − A common issue when it comes to home appliances is a reduction in dryer efficiency. In addition to longer drying times, this issue is often accompanied by overheating of the dryer unit. In many cases, these symptoms…Read More

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Video: Fire Code Compliance for Commercial Buildings

MOUNTAIN VIEW – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you own or manage a commercial building, in order to avoid a fine, you’ll need to know some critical aspects of fire code compliance. To learn more, we’re in Mountain View with Cherie Anderson, speaking on…Read More

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Video: One Way to Prevent a Kitchen Fire

ANTIOCH – Host, Sarah Rutan: More fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home and could be prevented with a little bit of maintenance. Today we’re in Antioch with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Kenneth Turnage of…Read More

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Improving Kitchen Fire Safety via Microwave Maintenance

ANTIOCH – Most homeowners aren’t aware that one of the leading causes of kitchen fires is over-range microwaves. All over-range microwaves have grease filters underneath, both to ensure proper ventilation and to capture fumes and grease particles. When these filters become…Read More

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How to Optimize Fire Safety

MOUNTAIN VIEW – When it comes to fire safety, staying compliant with code requirements isn’t always as simple as it seems. Here are three tips to help you optimize fire safety in your home or office and avoid costly liability/compliance issues….Read More

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Video: Avoiding a Furnace Disaster

CAMPBELL – Host, Sarah Rutan: When it comes to home maintenance, you’ll need to know how to properly inspect and maintain your furnace. Today we’re with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Kent Penning of Cold Craft to learn more. Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Kent…Read More

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The Importance of Annual Furnace Inspections

CAMPBELL – One commonly neglected aspect of furnace maintenance is inspection. While ongoing upkeep such as routine filter changes is vital to a furnace’s performance, having it regularly inspected by a professional is equally important in terms of efficiency and safety….Read More

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Video: How to Maintain Your Electrical Panel

CONCORD – Host, Sarah Rutan: Electrical panels are the heart of your wiring system in your home and maintenance is very important for safety reasons.  So, today we’re in Concord with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Paul Parker of Mister Sparky to learn…Read More

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The Importance of Inspecting and Maintaining Your Electrical Panel

CONCORD – The electrical panel is the heart of a home’s electrical wiring system. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), homeowners should have their electrical panels inspected on an annual basis. Since there are more than 100 connections…Read More

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