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Outdoor Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

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Last week we talked about how to decorate your home safely during the holidays and today we are going to point out the safety tips for outdoor holiday decorating.  Holiday decorations can be the cause of many electrical and fire hazards, so it is important to take precautions.  When hanging lights outside your home make sure you follow some of the same tips from last week’s Holiday Lighting Safety article and in addition to those you need to be sure any extension cords you are using are indoor/outdoor cords.  When you are using electrical lights outside you want to be...

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How to Prep your House for the Winter

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Winter weather means we will start using more electricity in our homes due to fewer daylight hours, colder temperatures and the holidays when we add to the electricity bill by hanging strands of lights and other festive electrical users around the house. There is always a risk involved with using electricity and when you use more there is a higher risk.  Many problems can arise for a homeowner due to electrical issues and you want to try and avoid as many of those problems as possible.  Prepare your home for the frigid cold temperatures, blowing wind and other hazards that...

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How to Power your Home after a Hurricane Strikes: Part Two

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After a hurricane strikes, you will want to be very careful to avoid potentially life-threatening dangers.  Some of those dangers are likely to be around any corner, once you emerge from your shelter.  The potential dangers are hiding in flood waters, your basement, your yard, and car.  Be cautious and know the warnings and how to avoid making a life-threatening mistake during your clean up and repair efforts.  As we talked about in the post; How to Power your Home after a Tornado Strikes: Part One, you must be very cautious about what is going on in or outside your...

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