Want to have a super holiday season? Learn how to prevent these common missteps so you can enjoy the holiday season stress-free with your loved ones!
Not only can overcooking ruin your dinner menu, but it can also lead to a small fire or a ringing smoke detector.
Tip: Assign at least one person to keep an eye on the food in the kitchen — take shifts if necessary. Double-check that the stove, oven, and pressure cooker are powered off when cooking is finished before leaving the kitchen.
Too many plugs, wires, and lights in one space can cause a holiday fire or blow a fuse.
Tip: At most, connect only three strands of incandescent string lights. Consider purchasing
LED decorative lights — they are safer and will last longer.
With all of the decorations, the electric bill can skyrocket.
Tip: Turn off or unplug decorations before heading to bed or leaving the house. Consider syncing up all the decorations to a timer — you’ll put the lights on autopilot and spend less on energy this season.
Creosote, a byproduct of wood burning, can release toxins and increase the risk of an uncontrolled fire in your home.
Tip: Schedule a yearly inspection to check for levels of creosote, and arrange a cleaning
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