Using Space Heaters to Lower Utility Bills

Lower temps have you pulling out your trusty old space heater to help lower utility bills?  Well be careful that you don’t trust it too much…space heaters can be a real safety hazard if you don’ take the proper precautions when using them.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that more than 25,000 residential fires every year are associated with the use of space heaters, causing more than 300 deaths.  To brush up on safety tips before using your space heater this year, check out Energy Savers information on portable heaters.