It is the holiday season, the most wonderful time of the year when millions of families across the U.S. decorate their homes. While holiday decorating adds fun and warmth to this very special season, Christmas decorations carry risk of fire or electrical injury if they are not used properly. Here are some tips to keep you safe from electrical hazards this Christmas:
The winter months from December to February make up the most fire-prone time of the year. Based on data from the National Fire Safety Association, 30% of home fires and 38% of deaths due to home fires occur during this period. This may be the most festive season of the year but make sure you watch out for the items in your home that can turn your holiday magic into a nightmare.