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Things to look for when conducting home inspections:

  • Electrical cords
  • Candles
  • Lint build up in dryer
  • Storage of flammable liquids
  • Space heaters
  • Working smoke detectors
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Cooking
  • Storage
  • Inspection of water heaters and furnaces
  • Know and Practice your home escape plan
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Created: 02-07-2006
Last Updated:09-21-2010 (JLR)