Houston Home Service Experts

Ten Tips For a Safer Season

Recently Universal Home Experts shared an important home safety message, ‘Christmas Safety by Universal Wiring.’ We would like to provide more information on that topic.

The holiday season is almost here and many people are starting to prepare for holiday decorating. Even though the holidays are a time for family and friends, it is also a time of the year when the risk of home fires is very high.

Follow these simple safety tips to protect you and your family:

· Check decorations for certification labels

· Inspect all decorations for damage

· Never connect more than 3 strands of lights

· Do not overload extension cords

· Protect cords from damage

· Check freshness of the Christmas tree

· Use battery-operated candles

· Keep combustibles away from the Christmas tree

· Stay in the kitchen when cooking

· Turn off all lights before going to sleep or leaving the house