faulty laptop charger

Did You Know? Laptop Power Supplies and House Fires

Laptop power supplies can cause electrical fires. While not common, these fires can – and do occur. Here’s how to help stay safe when using them.

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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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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. With that, we’ve updated our annual holiday and winter season home safety refresher – we hope you find the tips valuable.

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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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The Transformer Serving Your Home: What You Need to Know

Conditions internal and external to a distribution transformer can cause problems that manifest in different ways, from damaged electronics to fires inside or outside the home.

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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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