Electrical Safety Tips For Putting Up Your Holiday Lights & Decorations

Is Electrical Safety at the Top of Your Holiday List?

The holiday season comes with some much-anticipated rituals such as hanging lights and installing festive decorations.

Every year thousands of consumers purchase and install electric holiday decorations without realizing the potential safety hazards that could occur both indoors and outdoors.

The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) shares holiday safety tips that every Home Owner or Holiday Decorator should consider.

Some of these safety tips include:

Always purchase electrical decorations from reputable retailers (to avoid counterfeit products) Home Owners can look for a recognized certification mark to prove that lights and decorations have been tested and meet safety standards
Look for overhead power lines before setting up your ladder to hang outdoor lights and decorations
Some decorations are rated for indoor use only and could be damaged by a harsh winter climate, so be sure to choose appropriate decorations
Never use damaged extensions cords as they could lead to a nasty shock 
Avoid plugging in too many lights and decorations into one outlet. If circuits are overloaded they can overheat and start a fire
Don't forget to turn off holiday lights when you leave the house or go to bed


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