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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2 Ways Extreme Cold Can Increase Fire Risk

Texas winter storms magnified by polar vortex in February 2021 wreaked havoc on the electrical grid. Whisker Labs live video loop of power surges, sags and outages caused by weather and by planned rolling blackouts.

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What You Probably Don’t Already Know About Lightning

If you’ve not yet noticed, we have a special connection with lightning. Here’s why.

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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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Get to Know What Ting Detects

Learn what types of electrical issues and fire hazards Ting detects inside and outside a home.

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5 Essential Steps to Better Fire Safety in the Home

Fire safety in the home – it’s not just about smoke detectors. The most diligent prevention measures don’t guarantee you won’t experience a fire in your home. But if and when a fire does occur – a good safety plan will pay dividends.

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Did You Know? Laptop Power Supplies and House Fires

Few people think that laptop power supplies can cause devastating electrical fires. While not a common occurrence, they can – and do.

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5 Common Signs of Electrical Issues in the Home

Being ‘tuned into’ your home depends heavily on two key variables: a fundamental understanding of the basics, and good situational awareness. But these are not always easy to obtain. More than any other home topic, this holds true for your home’s electrical system and its health. Electrical hazards that lead to fires most often develop over time. Ting catches the hazard before it has a chance to ‘blossom’ into something much worse.

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Electricity 101 for Homeowners

Most homeowners don’t fully understand the more technical aspects of electricity. And they shouldn’t be expected to. However, as a homeowner, it is quite helpful to have general knowledge about one of the most important resources in your home. If you’re not one of the relatively few who know electricity well, why not start here?

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Ting Update: Why This Smart Home Innovation Makes Sense

Homeowners, home service contractors, and the insurance industry have taken notice. Ting works – and works well. We’re pleased to provide an important update on Ting below, with additional information we hope will be meaningful for you, your family and your home.

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