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Fireproofing Drapes And Curtains - Why We Need To?

Throughout the world today, one issue that is big needs to be checked at is fireproofing. This will be a thing that needs to be considered and has to be performed, but people intend to take it too gently. Also, a lot of people do not take time to fireproof their homes, condo's, or apartments. Too many people that reside in a condo, home, or apartment think that just because these are typically safe from fires because they have firewalls included in them. Nonetheless, exactly what are you likely to do in the event that fire that is started within your our dwelling? The fact is, what firewalls are likely to do would be to keep the fire in your apartment or house. Firewalls are only actually helpful if the fire is attempting to spread into your home from the exterior, which is why a large amount of flats have firewalls in between the apartment spaces, to ensure that if burn down, they don't all go down. But, as said before, what good is that going to do if the fire gets started from within?

Well, which is why it is extremely important in this and age to fireproof your drapes and curtains. It is stated that nearly 50% of most household fires are started due to curtains or drapes catching fire because they normally are made out of fabric that is very simple to burn. Additionally, many drapes and curtains have a tendency to usually hang straight down over outlets which a spark could strike a curtain. So what's the  problem if they are over lights or tables? Well, in the event that drapes are more than a dining table, this is the spot that is primary people prefer to put candles, and it's super easy for the drape to hover onto a candle by mistake. Additionally, remember the fire need not touch the drape to catch it on fire. The heat from the candle can catch it on fire because it's just too close. Additionally, lights tend to get hot, then you are simply seeking difficulty in cases where a drape is to secure on top of a lamp, or stay too close to one.

This is the reason it is extremely important to fireproof your drapes and curtains. This really is a thing that does not cost a whole fortune. The actual fact of the matter is, they make fire retardant's that are inexpensive on the market for drapes and curtains. All you do is spray your drapes and curtains with your fire retardant spray and then you are done. You are able to hang your curtains back up without having to concern yourself with them catching on fire. Nevertheless, you should always keep drapes and curtains away from lights, sockets and  candles. In the end, fireproofing something does not always mean that it can make not get on fire. It's just less likely that is will get on fire.


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Comments (6)

Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Norma. BINGO! You nailed it. Fireproofing drapes is never high enough on the priority list. Enjoy your day.

Jan 24, 2022 05:02 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Wayne Martin I totally agree and safety first is always so important.  Thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous day!

Jan 25, 2022 04:37 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

What a great post, Norma... really something I've never given any thought to... until now, of course. Happy Monday to you.

Jan 24, 2022 05:05 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Nina Hollander, Broker I am ashamed to say I had really never given it much thought either until now.  Thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous day!

Jan 25, 2022 04:38 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

That is definitely good advice!  A home being on fire is definitely a scary thing.

Jan 24, 2022 05:10 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Brian England one that definitely isn't considered very often I am sure.  Hope you have a fabulous day!

Jan 25, 2022 04:39 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Thank you for the post, have a great Monday and we need rest after those wild four Football Games this weekend. WOW. bill

Jan 24, 2022 06:08 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog thanks for stopping by and we are getting closer and closer to the big game.  Can't wait!

Jan 25, 2022 04:40 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

This is very good advice to share.

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

Jan 24, 2022 06:40 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Roy Kelley thanks so much for stopping by and I hope that you have a fabulous day!

Jan 25, 2022 04:40 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Norma, I remember looking for curtains that were made with fireproof material. I wonder if they really work?

Jan 24, 2022 07:33 AM
Norma J. Elkins

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 I would think that even if they were not perfect they would at least help.  Hope you have a fabulous day!

Jan 25, 2022 04:41 AM