There is even advice for those taking a more natural approach.

"A lot of people use fireplaces in this time," Wyse said. "Making sure that they are maintained is the most important thing, making sure that none of the logs roll out and making sure that they're clean."

Fire officials also say this is a good time to check smoke detectors and make sure the batteries are working.
That could be your first signal that something is wrong and could save lives.