February 3, 2015
I know what you’rethinking- you need safety instructions involving your laptop?!
Well, we aren’t being crazy! Many consumers do not know how dangerous, and how much of a fire hazard, these personal computers are. With the number of laptops versus desktop computers in consumers’ homes today, people need to be aware of how to practice laptop safety.
Fire-related incidents involving laptops have skyrocketed in recent years, especially as college students have adopted the laptop as a necessity due to their portable and versatile nature. However, while there are many benefits of a laptop, there are disadvantages, such as poor ventilation, which is the main cause of fire. As the laptop overheats and is not able to properly cool down, it can spark a flame and cause serious damage that will need to evaluated by your insurance agent. So how can you stay protected?