Home Maintenance Tasks: December

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  • Check the operation of all ground-fault circuit interrupter outlets by pushing the "test" button. The "reset" button should pop out, indicating the receptacle is operating properly. Press in the reset button.

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  • Check inside bathroom vanities and kitchen sink cabinets for moisture and other signs of leaks. Carefully inspect pipes for condensation or slow drips. Repair the plumbing system if necessary.

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  • Review the family fire escape plan with every household member.

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  • Unpack and test all electrical holiday decorations. Repair or discard any that do not function properly. Watch for sales on tools before and after the holiday season.

Electrical Christmas Lights  Faucets Smoke Detectors

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