Holiday Lights Safety Checklist for Worry-Free Decorating
Lights, inside and out, are a beautiful part of the holiday season.
But before you deck the halls, run through this holiday lights safety checklist to keep your holidays merry and bright.
#1 Inspect Light Strings
Discard any that are damaged. Frayed or cracked electrical cords or broken sockets are leading fire hazards.
#2 Replace Burned-Out Bulbs Promptly
Empty sockets can cause the entire string to overheat.
#3 Make Sure Outdoor Lighting Is UL-Rated for Exterior Use
Exterior lights, unlike those used inside the house, need to be weather-resistant. The same goes for any[…]
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