7 Safety Tips for a Real Christmas Tree
If you are still traditional when it comes to Christmas, you probably use a real tree. Here are seven safety tips to keep in mind.
The fresher the tree, the less likely it will pose a fire hazard.
Don't use damaged or frayed cords.
Keep the tree away from heat sources.
Never leave the lights on overnight.
The tree stand should contain a continuous source of water and be sturdy enough to resist toppling by kids or pets.
Keep a fire extinguisher nearby.
Keep all your holiday candles away from your Christmas tree.