At Madison Window Cleaning, we spend the bulk of our day outdoors, cleaning windows, wiping gutters and, starting in the late fall, shoveling snow. When we get the chance to be inside and with our family, we like to soak it up and appreciate it.
The holidays come with happiness…and with hazards. Thanksgiving is the biggest day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day, Christmas Eve, and the day before Thanksgiving.
Window cleaning has given us the opportunity to learn exterior safety. Here are several interior Thanksgiving safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association.
- Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stovetop, do not leave food unintended.
- Keep children away from the stove. The stove will be hot and youngsters should stay three feet away.
- Keep knives out of the reach of children.
- Cords from an electric knife, coffee maker, hot plate or standing mixer should not be dangling off the counter.
- Matches and utility lighters should always be out of the reach of children. Keep them up high and in a locked cabinet.
- Keep the floor clear so you don’t trip over kids, toys, wallets, or bags.
- Make sure your smoke alarms are working. Test them by pushing the test button. Have extra batteries handy.
Madison Window Cleaning thanks you for your friendship and confidence you have shown in us by giving us a chance to service your home. For all of these things, we are deeply thankful. Our best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving.