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7 Safety Tips For Outdoor Patio Heaters

January 12, 2021 GMT
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Stay safe and warm with this season's hottest accessory - the outdoor patio heater.
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Stay safe and warm with this season's hottest accessory - the outdoor patio heater.

ERIE, Pa., Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2020, many Americans spent as much time as possible outdoors. While we all love fresh air, the reason is a bit more obvious: COVID-19. Now that the temperatures have dropped, and a new year has arrived, many people are still looking for ways to stay safe and comfortable outdoors. But how can you keep warm? One solution – outdoor patio heaters.

Whether you choose propane, electric or natural gas, patio heaters can be dangerous if not used correctly. Erie Insurance offers tips to make sure you are heating your favorite outdoor space safely.

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No matter what kind of heating source you use, keep a smoke detector and a carbon monoxide detector in the same room. Set a reminder to test the batteries regularly too. Something else that can give you peace of mind – having the right homeowners insurance.

Learn about homeowners insurance from ERIE or find a local ERIE agent in your neighborhood to get a free quote.

Erie Insurance Group

According to A.M. Best Company, Erie Insurance Group, based in Erie, Pennsylvania, is the 11th largest homeowners insurer and 12th largest automobile insurer in the United States based on direct premiums written and the 16th largest property/casualty insurer in the United States based on total lines net premium written. The Group, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company, has more than 6 million policies in force and operates in 12 states and the District of Columbia. Erie Family Life Insurance Company is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Life insurance policies not written in New York state. Erie Insurance Group is a FORTUNE 500 company.

News releases and more information about Erie Insurance Group are available at www.erieinsurance.com.

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SOURCE Erie Insurance Group