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Are Squirrels Damaging Your Home’s Electrical System?

Every year, we assist many homeowners with electrical fire hazards caused by wild animals (most commonly squirrels). How can you tell if critters are wreaking havoc on your home’s wiring or electrical equipment?

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Power Surges, Outages, and Brownouts: Is Your Home at Risk?

Data shows that nearly 1 million homes may be receiving dangerous power today. How do you know if the electricity delivered to your home is safe?

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How to Think about Electrical Fire Risk

For homeowners interested in safety, electrical fire risks are not just about the age of your home. Learn more about these risks here.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Electrical Outlets?

As the #1 electrical fire hazard identified by Ting in 2023, it’s important that your outlets are in good working condition, and where needed, upgraded to keep your family & home safe.

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Safety Tips: Staying Warm with Electric Heating Devices

It is not unusual that we regularly see a marked increase in home electrical fire threats in regions affected by extreme weather. Whether you’re one of many in your community impacted by a weather event or regional energy supply issue – or your heating system is simply on the fritz – this short article is for you.

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Top 5 Electrical Fire Hazards of 2023

Based on all the saves our Fire Safety Team guided Ting customers with this year, we’re sharing the top 5 arcing sources that triggered fire hazard warnings in 2023.

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Are Your Christmas Tree Lights Safe?

Christmas tree lights cause 40% of Christmas tree fires. How can you check if your string lights are safe?

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Winter Season Home Safety – 6 Essential Tips

This is the time of year when safety-related incidents tend to increase, and home fires grow in number and impact. Help stay safe with our annual holiday and winter season home safety refresher.

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What to Expect When Ting Identifies a Hazard

Ting keeps you in the know with reports about power quality and real-time alerts about important events. The most important of which is a suspected fire hazard. Here’s what you should expect if Ting identifies such a hazard.

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Ting’s Role in Preventing Electrical Fires

Electrical fire hazards vary in nature; here we explore what Ting is designed to detect – and what Ting is unlikely to detect today.

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