Rainbow International Blog

According to the National Fire Protection Association, in 2013, a home fire was reported every 85 seconds, and a civilian fire injury was reported every 33 minutes. Statistics like these illustrate the importance of having a fire emergency kit prepared and ready for use.

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Fire damage is much more than just flames. Long after the fire is put out, smoke damage and remnants of the extreme heat and firefighting chemicals remain. If a fire breaks out in your home or commercial kitchen, is the food you had stored there safe to eat, or should you throw everything out?...Read more

When it is time to protect your loved ones from the fear of fire, many people may decide to purchase a fire extinguisher. Now unless you are an expert in this area of fire safety, most would need instruction on properly selecting the product that will protect your home. A fire extinguisher is...Read more

Building fires are usually caused by an ignition source coming in contact with a flammable material. However, sometimes spontaneous combustion is to blame for destructive fires. Learn more about the circumstances that cause this chemical reaction so you can prevent it from happening in your home...Read more

If you own a home or a business, it’s vital that you have the proper fire protection equipment at hand in case of an emergency, including smoke detectors, fire alarms, fire extinguishers and automatic sprinklers. Here’s a more in-depth look at these different types of fire safety equipment....Read more

Your skin is cracked, your lips are chapped, you get bloody noses more often, and annoying static electricity buildup shocks you every time you touch something metal. These are all common symptoms of dry winter air. The solution? Run humidifiers throughout your home to help make you more...Read more

It was February 2014. A malfunctioning propane-fired furnace in a Manchester, New Hampshire home sent wafts of carbon monoxide gas into the interior. Three people died and one more was rushed to the hospital.

The disaster could have been avoided if the CO detector’s batteries were...Read more

Everyone talks about how important it is to eat clean food and drink clean water, but what about breathing clean air? Far more air circulates through your lungs each day than food and water passes through your digestive system. That’s why you should give indoor air quality the attention it...Read more

People love their pets. In fact, 70 percent of the homes in the United States have either a dog or cat in the home, or both. Pets are part of the family and are often welcomed inside, especially in the frigid winter months or the extremely hot summer months. But one thing pets carry with them is...Read more

Air pollution is everywhere. Vehicles, industrial plants, large fires, and other factors produce fumes and particles that can contaminate the air you breathe. So staying inside can protect you, right? Unfortunately, not true! Surprisingly, indoor air quality can often be two to five times worse...Read more