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May is National Electrical Safety Month, and your electric cooperative is working to raise awareness about potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety.
Our modern lives depend on electricity, and if you don’t properly maintain your electrical products, they can create hazards. The good news is that eliminating electrical hazards from your home doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive.
Many homes and their electrical systems were built before most modern-day home electronics and appliances were even invented. Today’s increased demand for energy can overburden an older home’s electrical system. If you notice flickering or dimming lights, it may indicate your home’s wiring is inadequate for your needs. Have it checked by an electrician.
Your electric cooperative offers the following tips to help identify and eliminate electrical hazards to protect yourself, your family and your home:
As always, we encourage you and your family to stay safe.