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Christmas Décor Safety

Trimming the Christmas tree, hanging lights along the rafters, pulling down the kids crafts from over the years; decorating for Christmas is a tradition we love. While you’re singing along to your favorite carols and hanging garland, keep these few tips in mind to ensure a healthy and safe Christmas season. Christmas Tree Safety: -Make sure your tree is away from heat sources like fireplaces, candles or heat vents -Keep the tree stand full of water -Decorate with only non-flammable materials -Use only one extension cord per outlet -Use only three strands of lights per extension cord -Check lights for any broken or non-functioning sockets Decorating Safety Tips: -Always have help when decorating outside especially when using a ladder -Do not hammer tacks or nails into electrical cords when handing lights. Use clips -Only use outdoor approved extension cords when decorating outside -Put cords in low traffic areas to prevent tripping -Ensure that blow up decorations are secured properly and deflat…

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