Skip Nav Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and holiday decorating tips to help prevent fires and electric shock. As you create a festive atmosphere in your home, be sure to follow the tips and safety precautions provided concerning holiday lights, including proper purchase, installation and maintenance to guard against fire and shock. Also consider your use of extension cords and be sure your use the right kind in the right place. The last thing you want is your decorations and cords overheating. See tips for how to avoid this. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you decorate for the holidays! Special Thanks to Indeonline.com, to ESFI and to Christina McCune, for the article, Deck the Halls: 3 Things to Know About Decorating This Season.