One of the best things about Christmas is a beautiful tree adorned with decorations but it’s worth knowing that trees – real and fake – can also be a fire hazard. There’s also a few ways of ensuring a tree lasts longer and is in tip -top condition.

Here’s a few tips from The Family Handyman to ensure you avoid turning your tree into a Christmas nightmare.

The last thing anyone wants at Christmas is a needless fire

The last thing anyone wants at Christmas is a needless fire

 

“Keep your Christmas tree fire-safe by keeping it watered. Buy it fresh, pull light plugs overnight, keep it well away from candles and fireplaces, and other fire prevention tips . . . ”

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A real Christmas tree obviously won’t last forever but here’s some great tips on how you can keep it looking its best for the time you have it up . . .

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