The holidays are upon us! At Oliver, we believe one of the best parts is decorating your home for the season. However, it’s important to make sure your home is safe. With a home electrical inspection from our professionals, we can assess your electrical components and ensure your home is ready for your lights and decor.
Our electrical experts will inspect your inside and outside power sources, outlets, circuit breakers, and more to make sure your wires and receptacles are in good shape. If they’re not, we can make any necessary repairs to fix them. In addition, we’ll check your smoke detectors to make sure they’re working correctly. We want you and your family to be safe for the holidays.
Tips for Fire Safety
At Oliver, we’ll take care of the home electrical inspection. Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind when you’re setting up your Christmas lights:
- Check all of your extension cords for frays, split casings, loose prongs, and other damage. If you find damage, don’t use the cord. Instead, buy a new one.
- Always plug your Christmas lights into a grounded outlet. In addition, make sure your outlet has a GFCI receptacle with a black and red “Reset” and “Test” button.
- Keep hot lights away from flammable materials such as curtains, blankets, carpets, drapes, and more.
- If you’re hanging lights outside, make sure you use bulbs and cords that are approved for outdoor use.
- Don’t overload your electrical outlets. If needed, invest in a surge protector so that you don’t trip a breaker or cause a fire.
- Keep your Christmas tree well-watered. A dry tree will burn very quickly if the lights on it spark or malfunction.
Lutron Caséta Wireless Installation
Want to take even better control of the electrical features in your home? Consider a Lutron Caséta Wireless installation. This system can connect a variety of components and lets you control all of them with just the push of a button! As long as you have wifi and the Lutron Caséta app, you can control your home’s:
- Ceiling fans
- Home security system
- Door locks
- Video cameras
- And more!
Make this holiday season even easier with a Lutron Caséta Wireless installation from Oliver! Contact us today to learn more about this system or to schedule your home electrical inspection. Stay safe this holiday season.