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17. Extension Cords
Extension cords have a voltage capacity, and when you plug in too many things and go over that limit, a fire can start. To make sure you're using extension cords safely, check out State Farm's guide here

If you want some quick tips, the size of your cord tells you how much it could handle. The smaller the number of plugs, the bigger the appliances you can use.The shorter the cable, the bigger the appliances you can plug in as well. It's best not to mix small and big appliances together either.