Many of you may not be aware that your electric blanket needs replacing. There are signs to look out for that may show you that it needs replacing. Are you aware that 5000 house fires each year are caused by a faulty electric blanket? In all honesty I had no idea that it would be so high. With the weather turing very cold now more and more of us will be turning on those electric blankets so we have a nice warm bed to get into.
Sleepy people.com are looking educate people about the dangers of using an old electric blanket. They are also looking make sure we all know what signs to look out for, signs that we need to look out for to make sure our electric blankets are safe.
Each year, fire services across the UK warn of the dangers which can arise from using electric blankets which are in need of replacement. When in sound condition and used as intended, an electric blanket offers an extremely safe way to ensure you’re getting into a lovely warm and cosy bed each and every night, however the issues arise following many not knowing when the time is to replace.
As such, we’ve put together an infographic below which looks at 7 signs that your electric blanket may need replacing and the common things to look out for to ensure you’re using your blanket safely.
If in any doubt at all, replace! With the likes of the Silentnight Comfort Control Electric Blanket starting at just £21.99, it won’t break the bank and it’s a small price to pay for reassurance that you’re using a product which is safe.