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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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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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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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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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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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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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