You may be losing money month after month, as energy is lost in the cracks and crevices throughout your home. One area that could be running up your energy costs is your home's electrical boxes. On your exterior walls and ceilings, even small gaps and cracks could be costing you more than you realize.
Reduce drafts and the cost of heating your home with these electrical box insulation tips:
Use fire-resistant materials.
All of those twinkling lights, the cinnamon-fragrance candles, and extra wiring running throughout the house and maybe even outdoors can be an all out fire hazard through the holidays. You may prefer all of these additional items to make your home festive and merry, but some things do bring with them a few electrical concerns and dangers of a fire hazard. If you want to make sure you and your home make it through the holidays safely in spite of all of the extra accessories, there is a simple ABCD rule set that you should always follow.