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13 Items That Are a Fire Hazard If You Don’t Clean Them Enough

Reader's Digest Canada Logo By Morgan Cutolo, RD.com of Reader's Digest Canada | Slide 1 of 14: We all remember to clean the crumbs off the counter and vacuum the dust bunnies out of the corners. But, there are some areas of the home that aren't as obviously dirty and if left untouched for too long, can actually present a significant fire hazard. The next time you do a big house clean, make sure to hit these oft-neglected spots to keep your home and family safe.

An accident waiting to happen

We all remember to clean the crumbs off the counter and vacuum the dust bunnies out of the corners. But, there are some areas of the home that aren't as obviously dirty and if left untouched for too long, can actually present a significant fire hazard. The next time you do a big house clean, make sure to hit these oft-neglected spots to keep your home and family safe.

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