Decking Your Halls? Brush Up On Safety Tips!

Holiday Decoration Safety Tips

Before stringing up those bulbs, shine a light on potential threats!

Decorating the home for the holidays is a magical, fun, and joyful part of the merry season! Many families are used to picking the busiest tree, untangling the holiday lights, and lighting cinnamon-scented candles to bring the holidays into the home!

With these festivities come the threat of fire and injury. Whether you opt for minimal decorations or turn your house into Santa’s grotto, utilize these tips to keep hazards at bay!

Trees

  • Let the tree stand in a bucket of water for a couple of days to rehydrate before moving it into the home. This will prevent it from drying out too quickly.
  • Place the tree away from heaters, vents, and fireplaces to avoid the risk of it catching on fire.

Lights

  • Check your bundles of lights for any exposed or frayed wires. Discard the set if they do.
  • Turn off all lights overnight and before leaving the home unattended.
  • Never overload extension cords or sockets!

Candles

  • Never place lit candles on a tree or near evergreens.
  • Blow candles out before leaving the room, the house, or going to bed.

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