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  Dec 18 2018

Home Safety During the Holidays

The holidays are normally a time of joy and happiness. Unfortunately for some, electrical problems can put an abrupt end to the celebrations. Overwhelmed circuits and neglected wiring issues can cause major hazards, leading to dangers like electrocution and fires. Keep your holidays bright and safe with help from a certified electrician in Houston. At Mr. Electric Of Katy, TX, we want our customers to have a secure and successful holiday season. Here are a few tips on how you can get through the winter months without the stress of electrical issues. 

Test Your Smoke Detectors

The first step is to test your smoke detectors. Since fires are one of the most common Christmas time dangers, it’s the most vital component to ensuring your family and loved ones stay safe. A combination of Christmas trees, exposed outdoor lights and burning fireplaces can leave your home vulnerable. Make sure to replace the batteries and if you suspect that they aren’t working correctly, upgrade to a new unit. Be sure your current models are designed to detect both smoke and carbon monoxide, especially if you have a gas stove or water heater. 

Invest in Whole Home Surge Protection

The next precaution to consider is whole house surge protection. Extreme winter weather and overused circuits can leave your system susceptible to short circuits and power surges. Such events can lead to fires and might damage your expensive electronics and appliances. When you have whole home surge protection, your electrical system will remain protected long term. 

Consider Installing Additional Indoor and Outdoor Circuits

Families quickly run out of places to plug in their decorations. Unfortunately, most people’s solution to this problem is to use plug bars, and ignore the amount of power that’s being demanded for their Christmas tree lights or animatronic Santa. This can be a particularly dangerous method if you’re using extension cords to power your outdoor decorations. The safest and most lasting solution is to install a few extra indoor and outdoor circuits, to ensure that your electrical system is adequate for your needs. 

Schedule Your Annual Electrical Inspection as Winter Approaches

There’s no better time to get your annual electrical inspection than the winter season. During the coldest months of the year, you’re likely to put more stress on your heating system, water heater unit and other vital electrical appliances. A certified electrician will have the tools and experience needed to thoroughly check your home for signs of trouble, so you can schedule needed repairs before plugging in your holiday lights. 

Need Electrical Upgrades to Stay Safe This Holiday Season? Call Mr. Electric Of Katy

Is it time to prepare your electrical system for winter? If so, call the experts at Mr. Electric Of Katy. We proudly offer premium residential and commercial electrical services in Houston, The Woodlands, Spring, Humble, Cypress, Crosby, Tomball, Fuquay Varina, Katy, Rosenberg, Atascocita and Clayton, Texas communities. Contact our office today for more information or to schedule a convenient appointment with a certified, licensed and insured electrician near you. 

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