Electrical Safety: The Significance of Smoke Alarms

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word about the significance of smoke alarms and what a difference it can make when you have them installed, whether battery operated or hard wired. Included are tips on where to install them and how to maintain them so that they are always working. Smoke alarms are simply an extra protection that can alert you to fire in time to get out safely; it can mean the difference between losing a life and saving one. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and be sure you have working smoke alarms!

Special Thanks to Anglieslist.com, to NFPA, to Jason Hargraves and to Montgomery County Fire Spokesman, Pete Piringer for the article, Working Smoke Detector Key to Saving Lives. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Free Holiday Decor Removal

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips in regards to removal of your holiday electrical decorations in a timely fashion with the intentions of eliminating and reducing the possibility of fire in your home. Included are guidelines for Christmas Tree removal, electrical decorative light handling, maintenance and long-term storage for fire safety and shock prevention. The timing of removal of temporary decorations can mean the difference between a safe and unsafe holiday season; make yours Fire Free! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you remove decorations from your home from the Holidays!

Special Thanks to lamarledger.com, Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM), South Metro Fire Rescue Authority (SMFRA) and to ESFI for the article, Wrapping up the Holiday Season Safely. 

Electrical Safety: Holiday Timing for Decorating Care

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety cautions with a special focus on eliminating fire hazards in connection with your Holiday Decorating when time is of the essence! Christmas tree care tops the list with the fire hazard issues being the focus. Also mentioned are cautions and proper use of electrical circuits and proper purchase and maintenance of holiday lights and decorations, as well as cautions with the proper use and placement of space heaters. Timing of your holiday activity and care of how you decorate is vitally important to help reduce the possibility of fires in your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your Holiday Decorating!

Special Thanks to Thevillagenews.com andto Kelly Gaffrey, San Diego County Fire Authority, for the article, Beware of Holiday-related Fire Hazards in the Home. 

Electrical Safety: Be Safe and Save!

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical tips that can help you save money by taking simple steps to eliminate needless electrical waste and make the most of what you use already. Included are ways to choose when to draw power from your appliances, ways to save energy with your ceiling fans during the winter months, and the advantages of LED lighting and automatic timers. And a word about maintenance of your electrical system. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner in your use of electrical power this winter!

Special Thanks to WMBFNews.com for the article, Electrical Tips for the Winter Season. 

Electrical Safety: Stay Fire Free!

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips to help prevent fires in your home. Included are electrical fire statistics and helpful, simple steps you can take to eliminate fire hazards before they can start a fire. Proper use of electrical outlets, proper placement of electrical and extension cords as well as when to have electrical components serviced are mentioned. Visible fire hazards are also listed so you know what to look for in your home to help circumvent trouble spots you may not already be aware of. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to stay Fire Free!

Special Thanks to WBTV.com, to David Whisenant, to Salisbury Fire Marshall, Terry Smith and to NFPA for the article, Helpful Hints to Prevent Electrical Fires. 

Electrical Safety: Christmas Care with Decorating

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and fire safety tips for your holiday decorating season, with special focus on Christmas trees and outdoor decorative lighting. Included are cautions about Christmas tree fires and what you can do to avoid them, with proper purchase, placement and care. Also mentioned are proper purchase, installation and maintenance of outdoor electrical decorative lights to help prevent fires and shocks. When you take these precautions, you are less likely to run into dangerous scenarios with your holiday celebration. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner as you decorate with Christmas Care!

Special Thanks to Patch.com, to Massachusetts State Fire Marshall, Stephen D. Coan, to Paige McAtee and to Liz Taurasi for the article, Christmas Tree and Outdoor Light Fire Safety Tips.

Electrical Safety: Christmas Cautions for Kids

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a focus on the safety of children as you decorate for the holidays. Included are emergency-related statistics, maintenance of electrical holiday lights to help prevent shock and fire, proper purchase and care of Christmas Trees as well as the proper use of extension cords and outlets to help prevent fires. There are ways to keep children safe during the holiday season; we can be mindful of our decorating to prevent injury, accidents and other hazardous occurrences. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and parent of children as you decorate for the holidays!

Special Thanks to HeraldChronicle.com and to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt for the article, Use Caution During Holiday Decorating.  

Electrical Safety: Delightful Decorating

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips timely for the hollidays as folks are decorating and celebrating. Sometimes, just a quick step of safety can make all the difference in how you purchase, place and maintain your holiday decorations. If you follow these tips, you will help to circumvent possible fire or shock issues, due to wear and tear or by not buying something safe. What you buy, how you install and how you maintain your decorative lights, your extension cords and how you use your outlets can determine whether your holiday is fire-free. Take extra care this holiday season and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when you decorate!

Special Thanks to Heraldextra.com, to Rocky Mountain Power, to Mike Felice, Safety Director, and to NFPA for the article, 12 Ways to Christmas Electrical Safety.

Electrical Safety: Safe Lights at Christmastime

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips to help prevent fires and shocks as you decorate your home and Christmas tree with holiday lights to brighten and cheer. Included are fire-related statistics to show how taking precautions really can make a difference in your holiday safety factor. Also mentioned are tips for the proper purchase, maintenance  and use of holiday electric lights with use of extension cords and installation. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season as you decorate your home and keep your celebration bright!

Special Thanks to RealWorldSurvivor.com, to Matthew Hogan and to FEMA for the article, FEMA Issues Safety Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights. 

Electrical Safety: Stay Warm Without Harm

 

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips in regards to using alternate heating sources and the potential dangers that can be initiated in their use. Included are electrical fire statistics with these heating sources that lead to fatalities with a focus on the misuse of kitchen stoves and other potentially dangerous heating options used. Shared are the best and safest approach for using portable heaters and being sure they are properly purchased and placed safely. Being aware of your use of heating sources and the potential dangers that are present can help save you from unintended fires and could save your life. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner or apartment resident as you stay warm this winter!

Special Thanks to PropertyManagementinsider.com, to Tim Blackwell and to NFPA for the article, 7 Helpful Tips to Prevent Fires From Alternative Heating Sources.