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Merry Christmas from the Gold Coast team at Sparkies Electrical

If you’re fed up with the usual Christmas cracker jokes, here’s some we found, to keep you amused.

  • What nationality is Santa Claus? North Polish
  • What do you call a blind reindeer? I have no eye deer
  • What’s the difference between the Christmas alphabet and the ordinary alphabet? The Christmas alphabet has No L (No-el)
  • Why is it getting harder to buy Advent calendars? Their days are numbered!
  • What do snowmen have for breakfast? Snowflakes!
  • What do you get if you eat Christmas decorations? Tinsilitis!
  • What’s the most popular Christmas wine? ‘I don’t like Brussels sprouts!’
  • What do reindeer hang on their Christmas trees? Horn-aments!
  • How will Christmas dinner be different after Brexit? No Brussels!
  • How does Christmas Day end? With the letter Y!
  • What do snowmen eat for lunch? Iceberg lettuce!
  • What do you get if you cross Santa with a detective? Santa Clues!

Electrical tips to stay safe at Christmas

Now to the serious Christmas message. Most of us love to put up a Christmas tree in our home as part of the festivities, and that usually means putting up lights. Here’s some quick tips to help make sure your Christmas doesn’t end in disaster.

  • Make sure the Christmas lights you buy comply with Australian standards. It should say on the packing
  • Do a test of your household smoke detector before you put your Christmas lights up
  • Check for fraying or cord damage on old Christmas lighting
  • Do not alter or modify Christmas lights in any way
  • Don’t leave Christmas tree lights on all night while you sleep
  • Make sure you buy lights especially for outdoor use, if you are putting lights up outside
  • Secure outdoor lights from wind and storms
  • Turn decorative outdoor lights off in rainy or stormy whether

Sparkies are available 24/7, even over Christmas. Call us if you need a local Gold Coast Emergency Electrician.

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Sparkies Electrical

Address : Helensvale, Gold Coast, QLD 4212

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