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Stay safe at the cottage this winter with these tips

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Stay safe at the cottage this winter with these tips

Date: 01/29/2019 | Source: http://cottagelife.com

Don't forget to follow these safety tips over the winter!

Don't place anything to close to a heater and never leave them unattended. Also, a gate in front of a fireplace will keep you safe and have your chimney sweeped annually! 

For safety outside clear all walkways in use, remove icicles, and don't let too much snow accumulate on trees near buildings or walkways. 

Cottage Life also said, "Ensure you have plenty of non-perishable food items, clean water, candles and battery-operate devices on-hand."

What safety precautions do you take over the winter months?

9 ways to make your cottage safer in winter | Cottage Life

Place a grate in front of your fireplace There’s nothing quite like a snowy cottage day cuddled up in front of the fireplace.If you have a gas fireplace, don’t let children (or anyone else) touch the glass and install monoxide detectors in your cottage.

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