I have been reading more through the reviews on Amazon for the extinguishers below and from what I have read there were several people to received discharged extinguishers when they were shipped. I would advise people to go to a local hardware or department store to purchase these in case you need return one if it is defective. For these extinguishers Amazon does not accept returns and so I am going the local store route myself.
The general all purpose extinguisher is something that everyone should have at least one of:
A kitchen extinguisher for tough grease or oil fires is recommended where the general extinguisher might have problems:
Don't assume that the stairwell will be free from fire. Have another escape route by buying one of these inexpensive ladders: