It may be September, but that doesn’t mean that people aren’t thinking ahead to the not-so distant holiday season. If many begin their decorating after Thanksgiving, then there are just about two and a half months before that time. Professionals advise that you start planning your decorating and holiday lighting now to avoid safety hazards brought on by frantic work too close to the seasonal deadlines.
Always Put Safety Before Holiday Lighting
September may be seem like a very long time before the holidays, but a little planning before things get too chaotic can go a long way. For example, within safety. The “U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)… estimates there were 15,000 injuries involving holiday decorating seen in emergency departments nationwide during November and December 2012.” That may have been a few years ago, but those numbers haven proven consistent since.
Though you can take precautions and hire a professional to decorate your roof, you can also accomplish as much yourself… provided you have the proper equipment and know-how. The most important thing is that the job is done carefully, slowly, and after some amount of planning. If you change your mind halfway through the job, it may cost you a lot of wasted time and money. Overworking yourself up on the roof could also lead to carelessness, so make sure you’re alert and prepared before attempting any holiday lighting additions to the roof.
For those who want to feature ” holiday outdoor lighting, décor and special effects” on top of their homes, you should think about it and begin planning as soon as possible. The best results are often the fruits of a lot of planning, but if you’re feeling overwhelmed, you can always recruit the experts to help you keep things safe and sturdy. Get in touch with Cox Roofing: you’ll be able to work with a business that has your best interests in mind and which has over thirty years of experience.
Cox Roofing is a full-service, certified roofing contractor providing residential and commercial roofing services to the state of Maryland, with a particular focus on Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Harford County and Howard County. We pride ourselves on our personalized service which transforms your property into the residence or business of your dreams. Get in touch for your free estimate today.