Check surroundings and equipment before trimming bushes and trees
Summer and fall are key seasons when homeowners often trim overgrown trees and bushes, so put safety first if you attempt to do these jobs on your own. If you trim trees, survey the area around you for power lines. Do not work or use tools within 10 feet of power lines.
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Remember to ALWAYS play it safe around electricity indoors and outdoors.