Furry family members are fun and playful but they are oblivious to electrical hazards. Our senior licensed electrician suggests protecting your home from certain electrical hazards just as you do for young children. Our next series of articles discuss electrical safety tips to help keep your pet safe at home.

Hide Electrical Cords

Some pets cannot resist chewing on electrical cords. This can ultimately harm them and create a fire hazard. Even pets that do not chew electrical cords are at risk of tripping or getting stuck on those that hang low or run across the floor. A residential electrician can help identify cords that are potential hazards to pets and recommend ways to conceal them during your electrical safety inspection.

Know Where Underground Electrical Wires Are Located

Knowing where the underground electrical wires are located on your property is especially important for pets who are “diggers”. Be sure to have these marked and blocked off so your pet won’t be tempted to dig near them.

Our next article will cover more electrical safety tips for your pet(s) as recommended by our senior licensed electrician.

Top Flight Electric is the premier provider of electrical services serving all of Polk County including Lakeland, Eagle Lake, and Winter Haven. Wondering if your home has hidden electrical issues? No worries. We will send a residential electrician to your home to conduct an electrical safety inspection. While there, consider asking our licensed electrician about an in-home generator. It can literally become a lifeline during a disaster or hurricane. Top Flight Electric is one of the area’s preferred Generac dealers. Remember, when you need a commercial electrician or residential electrician, we’ll be right there. Give your friends at Top Flight Electric a call today!

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