Home Safety During Christmas
Christmas is probably the most beautiful time of the year. Spending time with your family and
loved ones during this time is simply magnificent. Many of the things we enjoy over the Christmas
period, such as fairy lights, candles, paper hats, decorations, fireworks, etc. can be
hazardous when proper care is not taken.
#FarmersMutualSC has prepared a list of tips to keep in mind and have a safe holiday
First things first, as we are still fighting against covid19, follow the government safety
measures. Avoid big gatherings and try to always keep a recommended distance.
Keep your Christmas tree away from heat sources
Don’t leave cooking unattended. Most fires start in the kitchen.
Follow instructions on cord labels before connecting light strings and extension
If you have outdoor lights, make sure they are meant for outdoor use
Turn off decoration lights when you are going to sleep or leaving home for a while.
Don’t connect more than 3 strings of lights
Use battery candle lights instead of burning candles. If you do use burning candles,
never leave them unattended.
Check your smoking alarms and CO detectors and make sure they are working
Always have on the hand fire extinguisher and make it easily accessible
Lastly, check your home insurance policy. If you don’t have one, it’s a perfect time to give us a