When you are busy updating your place, it can be easy to get a little cavalier with electricity safety. Unfortunately, with over 360,000 residential building fires and 400 homeowner electrocutions each year, it is evident that there is room for improvement. Here are three bad habits that might make your electrician cringe, and how you can fend off trouble:
1: Using Extension Cords On A Permanent Basis
If you are like most homeowners, you might rummage through your garage whenever you come up short on wall outlets.