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Backyard Safety Tips!

7/15/2022 (Permalink)


As the weather gets warmer, we tend to be outside more. We are using grills, fire pits, and patio heaters, and guess what; they all carry a risk of having a backyard fire. Here at SERVPRO of the Quad Cities, we want to help you stay safe from any backyard fires, here are a few tips to help have a safe, fun, relaxing summer enjoying your backyards with family and friends.

Fire Pits:

Keep all flammable items away from the pit

Keep it at least 10 feet from structures

Watch out for electrical wires

Keep an eye on kids and pets

Patio Heaters:

Only use them in well-ventilated areas, i.e., outdoors

NEVER use indoors

Don’t use them when it's windy

Keep an eye on kids and pets

Know how to shut off if needed


Propane and charcoal should be used only outside

Keep away from home, railings, and fences

Make sure to remove the grease

Always supervise the grill…never leave it unattended

So, if you are having a get-together, please follow these helpful tips.

As always, if a fire breaks out…you know who to call. SERVPRO of the Quad Cities will help you, we offer full-service capabilities with 24/7 service and will respond quickly to assess the damage and your best options. We will make it “Like it never even happened.”

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