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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, Much Hazards Do You Bring Thee!

According to the National Fire Protection Association ( NFPA), U.S. fire departments respond to an average of 230 home fires that start with Christmas trees each year. Whether you’re pining for pine, fervent for fir or even if you’re artificial, Christmas tree fires can be avoided by following some simple safety tips. For live trees,

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15 Holiday Electrical Safety Tips

Buy light with low-wattage bulbs that are UL safety approved. LED lights last longer and are energy-efficient. Check lists before use-place them on a non-flammable surface and plug them in for 15 minutes to ensure that they don’t smoke or melt. Check lights for broken bulbs, cracked sockets, or loose connections and check wires for

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10 Electrical Safety Tips For The Holiday Season

  Install smoke detectors on every level of the home, and make sure at least on is located outside the sleeping area. If you decorate a real tree, water it everyday and prevent lights from coming into contact with tree branches. Turn off or unplug holiday lights when not in use. Never leave lights on

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