DID YOU KNOW MAY IS ELECTRICAL SAFETY MONTH?
Electrical fires in our homes claim the lives of 280 Americans each year and injure 1,000 more. Some of these fires are caused by electrical system failures, but many more are caused by incorrectly installed wiring and overloaded circuits and extension cords. (Source: http://www.usfa.fema.gov)
Did you know that 1/3 of people who die from home electrical fires are over the age of 65? Make sure to eliminate your homes and the homes of your loved ones from electrical safety hazards. (Source: http://esfi.org)
Never trim trees near power lines – leave that to the professionals.
Dim/flickering lights, overheating, and power outages due to tripping breakers or blown fuses are warning signs of bad electrical wiring. (Source: http://esfi.org)