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How To Prevent Holiday Lights Fires And Accidents

PuroClean Canada
Publication date:
November 15, 2018
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Holiday lights should be used with caution to prevent fires and other accidents. Christmas tree lights should be rated for indoor use and tested for safety, electric lights should never be put on metallic trees, cords should be checked for worn or broken cords, sockets should be replaced, colour changing spotlights should not be fastened onto metallic trees, lights should be turned off when going to bed or leaving home, pets should be protected, and outdoor lights should be rated for exterior use by an independent testing laboratory. PuroClean is a leading commercial and residential restoration franchising company that offers fire and water cleanup and restoration services, mould mitigation and remediation, and biohazard cleanup and removal throughout the US and Canada. Light strings should not be attached with nails or staples, and outdoor lights should be taken down within 90 days. Real candles should never be used to decorate a tree, and candles should be kept away from any flammable objects. PuroClean stands ready to provide professional restoration services to any property affected by fire, water, or mould damage.


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PuroClean Canada
How To Prevent Holiday Lights Fires And Accidents
November 15, 2018
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