Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays from @TheHomeDepot

As I shared last week, we took our three littlest boys, who are homeschooled, on a field trip to our local fire station for a tour. They shared an excellent amount of information with my boys and reminded us of fire safety tips to implement in our home.

On Saturday, the twins and I made a trip to Home Depot to sit in on one of their weekly clinic/workshops. This one was about fire safety, of course. The Home Depot can help you learn more about how to make fire safety a priority in your home and identify and fix fire hazards.

During the workshop we were reminded of many of the same tips and pointers that the fire station shared with us, but I loved these three new-to-me tips and I thought you might find them helpful as well.

Fire Safety Tip #1

Change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when you change your clocks for Daylight Savings. So smart and easy to remember.

I love this combo set I found at The Home Depot.

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Fire Safety Tip #2

Don’t overload your electrical circuits. With indoor decorating and outdoor decorating this can be easily done. Ensure everything is properly distributed, electrical-wise, to avoid fire.

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Fire Safety Tip #3

Go with the LED lights- both for decorating your tree and household holiday decor. LED lights do not heat up or get hot, this eliminates a great deal of fire risk. This was new to me.

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Here is to a safe and fire free season.

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