Each year in the US, thousands of fires occur in homes because of issues related to home heating. The best way to prevent hazards associated with home heating systems is routine maintenance by a qualified individual. Home heating systems should be inspected and serviced by a qualified individual each year before the start of the heating season. Most of the issues outlined in the following sections can be discovered and prevented by a routine service and maintenance program for your home’s heating system. Typically, the provider of your home’s heating fuel can provide a service inspection of your heating appliances. If you have concerns or questions relative to your home’s heating system you can also contact your local building inspector or fire official.
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