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3 Ways to Decorate Safely for the Holidays

The holidays are a time for everyone to get a bit more festive and decorate their homes. There are so many different ways you can decorate your home, but you should also keep a number of things in mind to ensure you, your family, and your home are safe. Here are three ways to safely decorate your home for the holidays.

1. Keep Trees Away from Heat Sources

The trees most people buy require proper watering to avoid getting dry. When they are dry, heat sources can pose a fire danger. Heat sources can catch the tree on fire, which can lead to even bigger problems throughout the home.

2. Watch Out for Sharp Objects

Whether on ornaments, table decorations, or anything else, check to see if items are sharp. This is especially true if you have children in the home who can get ahold of the items and potentially sustain an injury. Try to avoid using sharp decorations and opt for rounder, smoother items.

3. Keep Location of Candles in Mind

For a lot of homeowners, decorations may include candles. Before you just go and place the candles anywhere, you want to be aware of what will be surrounding the candles. Keep these in mind to avoid any potential issues and any fires that can be started.

Staying safe during the holidays goes beyond the issues involved with traveling; even decorating your home can pose potential issues. When you sustain injury because of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to take legal action to seek compensation from the responsible party.

Our New York personal injury attorneys at Levine and Wiss aim to give a voice to the voiceless, putting the best interests of our clients as our top priority. When you need us most, we are here, ready and willing to represent you an d your goal to seek compensation.

To speak with us in a free consultation, call our firm today.