Emergency Utility Shutoffs
With winter and the winter holidays coming up quickly, it's a good time to review where your utility shutoff devices are and how to operate them. Generally speaking, modern homes have a variety of safety shutoff devices for water, electricity and gas and/or fuel oil (if present). For safety, each gas device is required to have an individual shutoff. You can save yourself untold damage and dollars if you know how to quickly locate and operate your emergency utility shutoffs. Here are our suggestions for how to do just that.