Beyond Fire Prevention: 5 Unexpected Things Ting Can Do

Here are 5 things you may not know Ting can do in addition to helping prevent electrical fires.

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Electrical Pool Safety

Pools & Electrical Safety: Essential Tips for a Safer Pool 

While pools offer an enjoyable experience for family and friends, it is essential that pool owners and users understand and prioritize safety from potential electrical hazards in wet environments.

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Staying Safe While Staying Cool

The ancient Romans referred to the hottest, most humid days of summer as “dog days”. Dog days or not, hot weather finds us seeking ways to stay cool inside and outside the home. Here’s a few safety tips to keep mind.

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Our Top 7 Electrical Safety Tips from Fire Safety Experts

Our Ting Fire Safety Team experts offer their best safety tips based on their extensive experience identifying and mitigating nearly 10,000 electrical hazards.

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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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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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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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Fall Electrical Safety

3 Electrical Safety To-Do’s for Fall 

Your Ting sensor is continuously monitoring your home’s electrical system and prevents 80% of electrical fires, but you can play an active part in helping to ensure your home stays safe from all fires with the change of season. Here are three to-do list items to check off this fall to help protect your home and family.

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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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Ting Impact Update: Preventing 4 of 5 Home Electrical Fires

Beyond the saves, it is our mission to be your partner in electrical fire safety information. We’ve summarized several insights from our recent peer-reviewed report to keep you informed with safety data that only Ting can provide.

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Outdoor Electrical Safety

Outdoor Electrical Safety: A Springtime Reminder 

The arrival of spring brings a renewed sense of energy as we venture outdoors. Whether you’re firing up the backyard barbecue, tending to your lawn and garden, or enjoying quality time with loved ones, it’s important to prioritize outdoor electrical safety.

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5 “Spring Cleaning” Tips: Protect Your Home from Electrical Fire Hazards

Electrical hazards are one of the leading causes of home fires in the United States. Luckily, with Ting, plus regular electrical home maintenance, you can help reduce the chances of an electrical fire occurring in your home.  

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Closeup image of a hand resetting a circuit breaker in an electrical panel

Resetting Circuit Breakers – What Every Homeowner Should Know

One often misunderstood aspect of home electricity is circuit breakers and what to do when they ‘trip’. Here’s a quick, informative overview to help keep you safe.

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Smoke Alarms Save Lives

Remaining diligent about smoke alarms in your home and the homes of your loved ones is an essential element to staying safe.

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Overview: Ting-Detected Fire Hazards

Electrical fire hazards can emerge at any time, no matter the age of your home.  If you’ve ever wondered what types of hazards Ting is identifying and remediating for homeowners, here’s a really interesting overview.

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Fire Safety Tips for the Busy Holiday Kitchen

November begins the ‘busy’ season in the kitchen, and also when the number one cause of home fires sees a few notable upticks in frequency.

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Electric Blanket Safety

Electric blankets (or ‘heating pads’) can offer true comfort and are a mainstream modern convenience. However, because they are designed to create heat from electricity, they are prone to issues that can cause injury or a fire. We provide tips here for buying, using, and inspecting your electric blanket to keep you or a loved one comfortable and safe.

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Why the Electrical Grid is a Big Deal

A reliable electrical grid is critically essential. The U.S. electrical grid saw its first expansion in major cities in the late 1800s. It’s a complex system that continues to expand, age, and become even more complex. In this article, we share some fascinating facts about one of our most relied-upon resources and how it touches your home.

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Electrical Safety Tips for Homeowners

It’s no surprise that most homeowners are not experts on electricity and how it actually ‘works’. But you don’t need to be an expert to stay safe. Knowing what to look for will help you do just that, and help you decide when to reach out to an expert for help.

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ting sensor app screen shot, electrical fire hazard detected

Electrical Fire Prevention: A Photo Review of 2021

We’re fresh into 2022 and remain excited about how Ting is helping homeowners in their mission to protect their home and family. It was a busy year but in a good way. Here we take a look back at a small sample of Ting customer ‘saves’ in 2021, through photos.

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Be Kind to Your Cords

Why do we tend to treat electrical cords so poorly? We have a few theories, but we won’t attempt to answer this here. Rather, we’ve curated some simple reminders about treating cords properly to help keep your family and home safe.

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Lightning strike nearby and behind a home.

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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