Unvented kerosene heaters are illegal in Massachusetts.
pellet and coal stoves require a permit from the local building inspector to ensure they are installed safely and properly.
space heaters away from drapes and flammable materials.
Space heaters should be placed on a level surface away from
areas where they may be knocked over.
If you must use an extension cord, make sure it is heavy-duty and has a power
rating as high as that labeled on the heater.
Never leave a space heater unattended or on while you sleep.
electric heaters away from water. Never use them near a sink or in the bathroom.
Don’t use an oven or cooking
appliance as a heating source. Improper use of gas stoves contibutes to carbon monoxide buildup in homes.