SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Holiday decorating can be frustrating, but when it is all done, the end result can be beautiful and lead to joyous memories. As residents begin to adorn their homes with decorations this season, Tab Hunter, president of Franchise Operations, Clockwork Home Services, franchisor of Mister Sparky America's On-Time Electrician. explains how to light up the holidays safely.
"There are certain decorations that individuals should be very cautious about. Holiday lights, in particular, can add a special sparkle to celebrations, but it's important that they don't spark danger. Following a few simple tips will make the holidays more enjoyable for residents and their families," Hunter said.
For example, Hunter encourages residents to look for labels that say "fire resistant" when purchasing artificial holiday trees. Hunter also suggests setting up trees away from radiators and fireplaces, which should have a screen to prevent sparks from igniting nearby flammable materials. In addition, don't burn wrapping papers and bows in the fireplace.
And for holiday lights, Hunter said to follow the guidelines below:
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