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4 Tips to Keep Your Kitchen Safe

3/16/2021 (Permalink)

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Here Are Some Tips To Make Your Kitchen Safer

  1. Manage the Microwave
    Putting metal in your microwave is bad. But, many people don't know how many items contain metal. For instance, twist ties can cause fire damage to your kitchen if put in the microwave.
    Additionally, it would be best if you use oven mitts when removing food from the microwave. This is because short periods can make food and dishes hotter than you expect. If your microwave catches fire, turn it off and call for help.

  2. Stay Nearby
    A grease fire can start when the food you are cooking becomes too hot. Therefore, you should always stay nearby when you are cooking. This lets you turn off smoking or boiling grease or oil. Turn off your heat source if you leave the kitchen.

  3. Unplug Your Appliances
    Always unplug your small appliances after using them. This keeps you from needing a qualified restoration company. It would be best if you also threw out any appliances with damaged cords. Similarly, use these small appliances when they are plugged directly into an outlet, not into an extension cord.

  4. Learn to Cook Properly
    Using complex tools, like deep fryers, is necessary for some recipes. However, it is important to know some tips for using these items before attempting them. Using them correctly can prevent a fire. Therefore, you should always follow the manufacturer's instructions. This includes making sure appliances are dry and not near water. This also means never touching hot surfaces and avoiding trying to do too much at once.
    Kitchen safety should always be a goal. Follow these tips to make your kitchen a little more fire-resistant.

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