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Haunting Hazards! The Do’s and Don’ts of Decorating for Halloween

Oct 24, 2019 | Blog

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s vital that you safely prepare your home for such a fun and spooky night! When it comes to decorating your home for your neighborhood’s trick-or-treaters, make sure to watch out for any haunting hazards that could potentially arise.

Here are a few electrical tips to ensure your home remains safe on Halloween night:

DO NOT

Overpower any extension cords or outlets

DO

Check all decorations for frayed or damaged wires

DO NOT

Use outdoor decorations labeled as “indoor only”

DO

Keep your lawn free of tripping hazards for trick-or-treaters such as cables or rope

DO NOT

Leave or display highly flammable decorations (corn husks, hay, etc.) around heat or electrical sources

DO

Turn off all electrical decorations before leaving your house or going to bed for the night

By following these simple safety tips, your home should be ready for Halloween night! At Air & Energy, we know scary and we’ve seen it all. If you have any questions about electrical safety regarding your holiday decorations, please give us a call (941-778-0773)!

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