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Tips To Keep Your Holiday Safe

 

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With the holiday season upon us it is crucial to help keep the wreaths green to prevent fires.

“We hope everyone will do their part to keep the wreaths green.”

Use  these tips to keep your home safe this holiday season:

• Never leave food that is cooking unattended.

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  • If you get a live tree, be sure to saw off the bottom of the truck  to enable the tree to drink the water. This is crucial if the tree has been shipped days after being cut.
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• Select only the freshest natural trees and keep the tree watered and away from heat sources, including televisions and radios.

• Make sure artificial trees have safety tags.

• Ensure that trees and other decorations don’t block exits.

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• Check all light strings for damage; throw away light strings if they have frayed cords or sockets and replace with UL-approved devices.

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• Never use “indoor” lights outside.

• Don’t put cords under carpets or throw rugs.

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• Be careful not to overload circuits or extension cords; check instructions on light strings to determine the maximum number you may place in one outlet.

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• Before bed or leaving the house, turn off all holiday lights and extinguish all candles. When it is time to turn off the tree just flick the switch on the extension cord,

• Keep candles a safe distance from children and decorations, especially trees; never leave a candle unattended or burning through the night.

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• Be sure to keep space heaters at least three feet from surrounding items.

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• Never use heaters around water — water increases the chance of electric shock.

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• Never use “indoor” lights outside.

• Don’t put cords under carpets or throw rugs.

 

• Be careful not to overload circuits or extension cords; check instructions on light strings to determine the maximum number you may place in one outlet.

• Before bed or leaving the house, turn off all holiday lights and extinguish all candles. Use an extension cord with a switch on it to simply click the switch before bed and it is taken care of. They come with a red on the strip so you can easily see it is off.

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• Keep candles a safe distance from children and decorations, especially trees; never leave a candle unattended or burning through the night.

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• Be sure to keep space heaters at least three feet from surrounding items.

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• Never use heaters around water — water increases the chance of electric shock.

• Unplug heaters when not in use.

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• Don’t leave space heaters unattended.

• Make sure your fireplace is in good working order.

Use  Anti creasote  logs often

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• Christmas wrapping and tree branches should not be burned in the fireplace; their intense and rapid burning can cause chimney fires and flames to extend out of the firebox into your home.

• Double-check smoke alarms and make sure they are in good working order.

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“We hope everyone will do their part to keep the wreaths green.”

Once you receive your wreath,.

If you chose extra decorations with our Themed Arrangements, place the decorations on the wreaths by pushing the base tip through to the back of the wreath. Bend the tip and push it back into the back of the wreath. This will secure the decoration in place.

Unwind the wire attached to the back of the hand-tied ribbon. Wrap each end of the wire around the base of the wreath and twist in back to secure the bow.

Once the decorations and ribbon are in place, your wreath is ready to hang. Choose a cool area away from the heat of furnaces, wood stoves, fireplaces, and also out of direct sunlight. This will provide the best conditions to allow your wreath to remain fresh the longest. As temperature rises so does transpiration rate which will cause drying but will also increase the natural fragrance of the fresh greens. In warm climates, or indoors, you can mist the wreath periodically to help retain freshness, by putting  water in a spray bottle  and spray the greens frequently.  Feel the greens to check for dryness.

 

• Select only the freshest natural trees and keep the tree watered and away from heat sources, including televisions and radios.

• Make sure artificial trees have safety tags.search

 • Christmas wrapping and tree branches should not be burned in the fireplace; their intense and rapid burning can cause chimney fires and flames to extend out of the firebox into your home.

Have a Great, Safe Holiday