A Sleek New Fire Extinguisher from Home Depot

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We wound the clocks back an hour on Sunday.

We use the time change works as a twice-yearly reminder to test our homes’ fire safety devices and replace the batteries in smoke detectors, as necessary.

You might also want to consider adding a HomeHero to your collection of kitchen tools. According to The New York Times, the HomeHero’s designers found that people didn’t buy fire extinguishers for their homes because they were ugly and unwieldy(!).

The stylish HomeHero is available in Home Depot stores now, but we haven’t seen it on their website yet.

What’s the fire safety situation like in your kitchen? Tell us after the jump …