Christmas is fast approaching and by now, many of you will be putting up your Christmas tree and decorating your home just in time for the festive season. But, have you thought about how your Christmas tree and decorations could potentially become a fire hazard?
Below, we’ll be providing you with some fire safety top tips to help you stay safe this Christmas.
A beautifully decorated tree is the centrepiece of many homes at Christmas but they’re also the fuel for many fires.
If you choose a live tree, special precautions need to be taken when keeping the tree in your home. Always select a freshly cut tree - you can work out the freshness of a tree by checking the following:
Once you’ve selected your tree, you need to make sure you care for it correctly, you can do this by:
Decorations and Fairy Lights
Decorations and fairy lights never fail to make a house look and feel festive but they can become hazardous. Here are some fire safety tips to follow:
Many Christmas decorations are made of light tissue paper or cardboard burn easily so make sure you:
When decorating your home with fairy lights always:
We hope you stay safe and have a wonderful Christmas!
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