Holiday Decoration Safety Tips

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It’s that time of the year to outdo the neighbor’s decorations and put up enough lighting around your house to make Clark Griswold blush! Christmas decorations go as far back as the 1600s in Germany with the use of candles and became even more popular in the mid-1900s with the improvement of outdoor cables. But before you start on your merry way be sure to go through these safety tips first. Never plug in anything until you’ve followed these steps!

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The Difference between Fluorescent, Incandescent and LED Lighting

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Through the years, the traditional incandescent light bulb has gone through several changes. In an effort to reduce energy costs, extend life, and increase safety, the incandescent bulb has taken a back seat to fluorescent and most recently, LED style bulbs.

When deciding which is best for applications throughout the home, the consumer must understand how these bulbs work, how long they will last, and how they change the way we perceive color.

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