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Holiday Home Safety Tips

• Keep windows, garages and sheds locked, and don’t forget to usedeadbolts.

• Use timers to turn on lights and a television or radio.Maintain at least a foot of space between a burning candle andanything that can catch fire.

•When hanging lights outdoors, avoid using staples or nails which candamage wiring. Use UL-rated clips or wires instead.

•Don’t overload electrical circuits with holiday lighting; unplug yourtree and outdoor lights before going to bed.

•Don’t leave a spare key in a “hiding place.” Burglars know where tolook.

•Lock your power box with an electricity authority lock (lock to whichyou and the electric company have a key) so that your home securityalarm system can’t be cut off from the power supply.