For more most of us, the winter months mean less time lounging on decks and patios. During the off-season, it’s important that you store unused patio and deck furniture indoors. By bringing cushions and other flammable materials inside you’ll not only prevent embers from igniting them during a fire, but you’ll also extend the life of the fabric, says NFPA’s Firewise Regional Advisor, Gary Marshall.
For more great tips, check out our “12 Days of Firewise” holiday safety campaign, download our safety tips sheet and watch videos that illustrate the action steps! Join us tomorrow for another great Firewise holiday safety tip!