Eighty-six percent of Americans are putting up decorations during the winter holidays and this includes lighting and other decorations that need an electrical wiring. Homeowners should know the common causes of electrical fires and the best preventive measures.
In an article posted on North Jersey, owner of Trinity Power and Electric, Midland Park talked about safety practices when it comes to dealing with equipment powered by electricity. One of his advises was about not overloading the electrical system at home. Extent the gauged wiring and electrical cords to accommodate the current that flows through it.
He also mentioned to use only products that bear the UL label. Products with this label has been tested and rated. Full article here.