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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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Holiday Lighting Safety

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If you have not already, you are probably starting to dig up your lights and décor to set up and decorate for the holiday season.  A lot of time and money is spent on these decorations and buying them again each year would not make sense, when you can simply keep them organized and in good working order.  You can re-use the lights and décor for years to come.  As frustrating as they can be, they are worth it once put up.  The beauty of holiday lights is something people continue to go back year after year.  It is a...

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Residential Outlets

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There are many types of outlets on the market today.  In your home, you may have more than one type of outlet installed.  Your kitchen and garage may have a different style of outlet then your bathroom or living room and if your home is older you may have old outlets or more than one type because updates were started and never completed.  We want to help you define what types of outlets you have in your home and why.  Outlets have a hot wire and a neutral wire. These wires deliver electricity to and from your power source.  Receptacles...

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