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How Can I Avoid an Electrical Fire?

3/1/2023 (Permalink)

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Electrical fires are one of the top causes of home fires in the United States. Our SERVPRO Team Lutz members are on standby 24-hours a day to respond to your call for help. We have been restoring fire damage for local residents for over thirty years! Here are some outdoor electrical safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association for outdoor electrical safety:

Outside Electrical Work

Have a qualified electrician do all electrical work
To prevent an electrical shock, make sure all your outside electrical receptacles are ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protected
Have a professional tree-cutting service trim any branches that might fall into electric wiring
Equipment Safety

Use lighting and power tools that a qualified test laboratory lists, and make sure they are made for outdoor use
Store your electrical tools indoors
Keep electric tools away from children
Keep the area around your electric meter and other electrical equipment clean
Check lighting and extension cords for damage before using. Replace any damaged cords right away
Use extension cords listed by a qualified test laboratory and marked for outdoor use.
Extension cords are not meant for long-term use
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