According to The National Fire Protection Association, fire departments across the United States responded to an estimated 34,000 home structural fires between 2014 through 2018. These were fires caused by electrical malfunction or failure and exclude other causes. These fires caused approximately 1.4 billion dollars in property damage, 1,100 injuries and 470 deaths.
Electricity is one of those conveniences that is all too often taken for granted. Most of us do not even think about flipping the light switch, it is like second nature. The statistics however are all too real and electrical safety in the home is often overlooked.
The local Mesa AZ electricians at Dolce Electric Company are committed to home electrical safety and we hope that you will take the time to review our recommended home electrical safety tips and avoid becoming another statistic.
If you have a question about any of these electrical safety tips or a safety issue in your home, give us a call. Dolce Electric Company schedules an in-office electrician Mesa AZ homeowners can call free of charge to discuss any electrical safety issue regarding the electricity in your home.