Electrical Safety: The Importance of AFCIs

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety story concerning the importance and protection provided by AFCIs (Arc Fault Circuit Interruptors) that can help prevent fires from Arcing electrical hazards in your home, especially if it’s an older home. Be sure to have AFCIs installed in your home if you don’t have them already. It could save your life! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner! 

Special Thanks to Windsor Fire and Rescue and NFPA for the video, Electrical Safety NFPA Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter AFCI. 

Electrical Safety: Halloween Decorating Done Right

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares some electrical safety Halloween decorating tips to help keep you safe and have fun during this time of year. Included are what to look for when purchasing decorating items that get plugged into outlets, how to avoid shocks and possible fire hazards, as well as proper use of indoor and outdoor electrically related items and staying safe during installation. Take the proper cautions for a safe and fun Halloween. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner as you decorate!

Special Thanks to Marketwired.com, to Allison Hawkins and to CSA Group for the article, Electrical Safety with Halloween Decorating.

Electrical Safety: Accident Prevention


Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares a cautionary electrical safety word concerning electrical hazards in the home and what you can be looking out for to help prevent fires, shocks and other accidents from occurring. Included are tips about extension cords, electrical wires and use of appliances around water. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home!

Special Thanks to TransitTV, and to Krystal De La Rosa for the video, Safety Zone: Electrical Safety.

Electrical Safety: Life Saving Farm Cautions


Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word concerning indoor and outdoor farm activities during harvest with a special focus on proximity to overhead power lines and dealing with electrical systems in their work space. Visual examples are given concerning what you are protecting yourself from as you work out on your farm and how taking special precautions could save your life. Stay Electrically Safe and  Smart on your farm!

Special Thanks to Missouri Department of Labor and Missouri Electric Cooperative for the video, Farm Electrical Safety.

Electrical Safety: How Old Is Your Home’s Wiring?

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety report concerning older homes and the use of aluminum wiring in their electrical systems and the risk of fire that can occur with that type of system. This report discusses the importance of having electrical inspections, maintenance of electrical systems and connections, and the issue of whether or not to change the whole system in a home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner with an older home.

Special Thanks to Winnipeg.ctvnews.ca, to Michelle Gerwing and to the Insurance Bureau of Canada for the report, Aluminum Electrical Wire in Homes Linked to Fires.

Electrical Safety: Home Hazards!

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical cautions and home electrical hazards you can be on the lookout for for yourself and for your kids’ safety. This includes ways you can help prevent and reduce your risk of electrical shock, especially when dealing with electrical appliances around water and any basic electrical maintenance in your home as well as when to call a licensed electrician so you don’t end up injured or worse. When you take the time to look and take action when necessary in a potentially electrically hazardous situation, you just might end up saving a life. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and as a parent! 

Special Thanks to OurTorontoHomes.wordpress.com for the post, Watch For Electrical Hazards in Your Home. 

Electrical Safety: A Kid’s Focus

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares a good electrical safety word for kids from Mississippi Power that encourages kids to Play It Safe when it comes to electricity. You can never overstate the importance of electrical safety with your kids, and this fun message makes it cool at the same time.

Special Thanks to Mississippi Power for this video: Electrical Safety for Kids: Play It Safe Around Electricity.

Electrical Safety: Staying Warm and Safe!

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and heating tips for your home use so you can be sure that what you do with your heating sources are safe and ready to function they way they need to when you need them most. Included are tips for proper maintenance and use of heating sources as well as statistics that show how you can prevent fires and fatalities. Careful safety steps can go a long way toward preventing a fire before it starts. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner in the cooler months! 

Special Thanks to StarLocalMedia.com, to Stacie Durham and to McKinney Texas Fire Department for the article, McKinney Fire Department Offers Home Heating Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Take Protective Action in Your Home!

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips for your home that can help you prevent fires from starting. Whether you’re having electrical work done in your home and need a licensed electrician to do it or you simply want to take every day actions for proper purchase, use and maintenance of electrical cords, outlets, and appliances, this word will help you do that. You may be surprised how simple it can be to be proactive with fire prevention. Stay electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help prevent fires!

Special Thanks to InsideBrockville.com, St. Lawrence News and to Hydro One for the article, Take action to help prevent electrical fires.  

Electrical Safety: Keep Your Home Sweet Home Safe!

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and fire safety tips to help keep your home sweet home safe too! Included are cautions with holiday lights, proper use of circuits and extension cords as well as placement and usage of appliances. Smoke alarms are also on this tip-rich list. Fires often lead to fatalities and being aware of how you can keep your home free of fires can save your life. Don’t be one of those statistics! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and follow these fire prevention tips! 

Special Thanks to CapitalTristateAdvantage.com, to Capital Tristate Advantage and to the US Fire Administration for the article, 10 Home Fire Safety Tips for October Fire Safety Month.