Your office is where you spend the most time of your day. It is important to protect your building and your life from possible space heater and electrical fires. During the winter months in Akron & Canton some older offices have drafty areas or older heating systems that may not heat up the room you are working in. Your first thought is to buy a space heater to keep you warm and toasty. It is important to be aware of the possibility that space heaters can cause a fire in your office building.
It is important to follow the below tips to prevent a space heater fire in your office
- Place space heaters on a flat, level surface, away from high traffic areas.
- Plug a space heater directly into an outline and void using an extension cord.
- Never leave space heaters unattended.
- Only use space heaters with the certification label of a nationally recognized testing lab.
- Don’t use the space heater if the plug is broken or the cord is frayed, worn or damaged.
- Keep anything that you can burn at least 3 feet away from the heating source.
- Use a space heater that has an automatic shut-off.
3 Maintenance Heating Office Tips
- Have your heating system inspected annually.
- Keep furnace clear of dust and debris.
- Install carbon monoxide alarms to avoid the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Good housekeeping is essential in an office environment. Keep office materials and items organized and neatly stored will minimize the amount of combustible materials such as books, papers, boxes, etc. Hire a professional commercial janitorial cleaner for daily office cleaning to remove all dust and debris to prevent build up in the heating system.
Professional Office Cleaners in the Akron and Canton, Ohio Area
SERVPRO of Stark County, has office cleaners that have been trained to thoroughly clean your office. The cleaners use healthy environmentally green cleaning products. We are a full-service janitorial cleaning company with over 20 years of cleaning experience and will deliver the best service in Canton, Akron, Stow, Tallmadge, Cuyahoga Falls, Minerva, Brewster, Alliance, Massillion, and surrounding areas. Our experience and knowledge will deliver the finest service in the cleaning industry.
Call us today for a free assessment of your office building at 330-497-1773 or fill out this form!