Electrical Safety Tips

Electrical plug overloading...

Electrical distribution and lighting equipment have been involved in numerous home fires year after year. According to authorities, they have caused death injuries as well as property damage. Below are some fire safety tips for your electrical system.

  • –          Make sure to use plastic safety covers on your unused outlets.
  • –          Avoid overloading your outlets by plugging only one high-wattage appliance on each outlet.
  • –          Immediately shut off the circuit if outlets or switches feel warm.
  • –          Make sure to read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions before using the appliances.

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