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Walk through a complete safety check of your home.
One of the most important things you can do, especially if you live in an older home, is to make sure certain parts of your home comply with the latest residential building codes. Local building codes were created with your family’s safety in mind. They were designed to prevent an emergency situation from turning into a disaster, such as a house fire.
Here are some other items you should include as part of your safety check:
- Beds under windows.Move beds out from under windows that may break in the event of an earthquake or falling trees.
- Beds directly below shelves or hanging lights.The lights or objects on shelves could fall on sleepers below.
- Beds below heavy mirrors or framed pictures.Heavy objects on the wall will easily fall during an earthquake.
- Heavy lamps on bedside tables.They could fall over…
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