Fire Extinguishers – You test the smoke alarms and change their batteries every year. Each fall, you get the fireplace and chimney ready to safely keep the house cozy. When things warm up, you fire up backyard cooking with a close eye on the grill. Do your home safety strategies include at least two fire extinguishers somewhere in the house that you can reach in a matter of seconds? This compact cross between an appliance and a tool can minimize property damage and save lives. When you consider different model types, ratings and fire extinguisher sizes, it can seem confusing. Let’s sort out the details.