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Practice Holiday Light Safety This Christmas Season

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Practice Holiday Light Safety This Christmas Season

Before you channel your inner Clark Griswold this holiday decorating season, here’s a number Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air wants you to ponder for a few minutes, 12,500. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says that’s about how many people go to the emergency room each year for falls, cuts, shocks, and burns related to holiday decorating.

The CPSC has put together a common sense checklist to ensure indoor and outdoor ...

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There Are Vampires in Your Home & Garlic Won’t Help

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There Are Vampires in Your Home & Garlic Won’t Help

You know all about the vampires who will visit your home on Halloween looking for treats. But how much do you know about the vampires inside your house playing tricks on you? We’re talking about the energy vampires or energy suckers that cause you to gasp when you open the electric bill every month.

For the moment, let’s assume you’ve taken care of the big things like upgrading your insulation, having the most ...

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Great Lessons to be Learned During Fire Prevention Week

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Great Lessons to be Learned During Fire Prevention Week

It’s called the Great Chicago Fire. It started on October 8, 1871, killing more than 250 people and leaving 100,000 homeless. To mark this tragedy, Fire Prevention Week is now held every year during the week of October 9th. As part of Fire Prevention Week 2018 Dixie Electric, Plumbing & Air is urging you to take steps to protect your home, your life, and the lives of family members.

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