Here is a not-so-fun holiday fact – Christmas trees alone are the cause of $13 million in property damage each year. More importantly, tree fires can present a serious danger to family and friends. There are a number of risk factors that come with displaying a live tree in your home for the holidays, like tree dryness, potential electrical malfunctions from light strands, and poorly located heat sources that can very quickly end in disaster.
That’s not to say that every home should rush out to buy an artificial tree. Live trees are an important part of the holiday traditions of many families, and even the most beautiful artificial tree can’t replicate that fresh pine scent. Keep these precautions in mind, and your live tree will make it through the holiday season unscathed:
If properly cared for, live trees can last for weeks. Once Christmas is over, keep a close eye on your tree. When it starts to shed needles, it’s time for it to go.
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