As we are in the midst of the holiday season, people are busy getting ready and many are getting into the decorating
With lights and mechanical décor to create the impressive light shows that people display. You can get better equipped for the upcoming entertainment and competition with the surrounding neighbors by preparing their electrical system for the overload homeowners. We at Burley Electrical Services would like to offer some tips on how you can enhance your electrical system to better handle the holiday electrical needs today.
Dedicated Circuits for Holiday Christmas Lights
Both unsafe in separate ways is having an open window or stringing extension cords. By the power demand can cause an overload to the circuit, it increases the hazards with the extra lighting. Consider installing a dedicated circuit for your holiday lights to make it safer and more convenient in addition to nonholiday lighting. You can save time, effort, and enhance the safety with the exclusive circuit dedicated to the outdoor lighting.
Do Outdoor Holiday Lights Need a Switch?
Installing a light switch that runs only to the outdoor light display is an ideal solution for your convenience, safety, and efficiency. Attempting any electrical installations or upgrades without proper training and experience is extremely dangerous and it is crucial that you do not attempt any electrical installations or upgrades, though many people enjoy creating the impressive displays. To avoid property damage and more importantly to enhance your electrical capabilities in time for the holidays and keep you and everyone around you safe, be certain to contact a professional to avoid property damage and more importantly.
Install Additional Outdoor Electrical Outlets
Ideal for easier and safer holiday lighting displays, no matter if you engage in the holiday season outdoor light displays or want to get festive year-round adding multiple outdoor outlets. Specifically designed to withstand the elements and are specifically equipped are GFCI, or ground fault circuit interrupter, outdoor outlets. Because the circuit will immediately trip when it senses an electrical imbalance, everyone is safeguarded from potential shock or electrocution.
Efficiency & Safety Recommendations
1) Use electric candles instead of the use of real candles.
2) Consider investing in LED bulb lights for a more energy efficient to better manage your electrical use and contain the bill.
3) In order to prevent anyone from tripping and injury, be certain to secure any extension cords you choose to use to the surfaces.
4) Instead of nailing or stapling the cord to the surface, utilize plastic clips to secure the lights.
5) Be sure to use a sturdy ladder when hanging high lights.
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Contact Burley Electrical Services of Southern Florida if you want to install or upgrade your electrical system. As you set to upgrades and installations you need to make your holiday displays, our services can increase the energy efficiency and increase your safety among other benefits. To ensure your electrical needs are done safely and efficiently, our electricians are readily available as well!