Did you know that more than 86% of Americans decorate the homes during the winter holiday season?   And of that 86%, almost two-thirds use electric lights for decorating indoors, and more than half use lighted decorations outdoors?  Of course, with the increase in electrical decorations comes a significant increase in fires and electrical injuries when not used properly.  Before you and your family decorate your home or business this season please keep safety in mind.

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) provides the following safety tips to help ensure a safe holiday season: