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From heating your home safely to what to do if you smell gas to reducing energy costs, the ‘Cold Weather Safety Minute’ from Columbia Gas provides useful tips and information customers can use to stay warm and safe in their homes during the winter heating season.

Each week from now through March, Columbia Gas will spotlight a Cold Weather Safety Minute topic on its Facebook and Twitter sites, providing practical information and guidelines on issues customers face when cold temperatures arrive, including:

  • Winterizing your home to reduce energy costs
  • Using carbon monoxide detectors to stay safe
  • Keeping your gas meter clear of snow and ice

This Wednesday’s simple tips will provide customers with ways to heat their home safely, including:

This Wednesday’s simple tips will provide customers with ways to heat their home safely, including: 

  • Using caution when using supplementary heating devices such as space heaters, wood stoves and fireplaces.
  • Not using your stove or oven as a heating source.
  • Not overloading electrical outlets.

Customers can visit the News Room section of the Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania website each week for the latest Cold Weather Safety Minute, along with past installments, and follow the tips to effectively manage their energy costs and to use their energy more efficiently to stay warm, stay safe and save money.

Columbia Gas is committed to helping customers manage their energy usage to save money on their energy bills, while safely maintaining the comfort of their homes. In addition to the Cold Weather Safety Minute, Columbia Gas offers guidance on home and appliance safety, as well as pipeline and sewer line safety. For more information our focus on safety, please visit our Stay Safe section.

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If you smell gas, think you have a gas leak, have carbon monoxide symptoms or have some other emergency situation, go outside and call 911 and then call us at 1-888-460-4332.