9 things electricians always do in their own homes
If you ever flip a light switch, plug in a toaster or charge a smart phone, you are handling electricity. And while these tasks are simple and not risky, the reality is, your home’s electrical system is complex and potentially dangerous, says electrician Christopher Haas.
“Unfortunately, [home electrocution] claims lives every single year,” he says.
How can you keep yourself safe while also keeping your lights, outlets and appliances in good working order? Start by following the same set of upkeep guidelines and best practices that electricians follow.