Electrical Safety: Space Heater Hazards!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word of warning for those who use space heaters, especially more than one, in your home. The electrical safety word of warning share tips on what to do if a breaker trips when using a space heater and when to know if there’s a problem that needs fixing. You want to prevent overheating of electrical wires since they can cause electrical fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this winter with your use of space heaters!

Special Thanks to KAKE.com for the reporting video, Fire Warning About Space Heaters. 

Electrical Safety: Holiday Smarts!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word with a special focus on fire prevention while decorating for the holidays. Included are tips for using holiday lights to decorate, both indoors and outdoors and also tips for caring for your Christmas tree to assure it doesn’t become a fire hazard. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you decorate for the holidays! 

Special Thanks to National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) for the video: Yule Light Up My Life. 

Electrical Safety: Prevent Holiday Fires

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips, electrical fire statistics and information to help you prevent fires in your home this winter. Included are safety tips for cooking in the kitchen to help eliminate fire hazards. Also included are safety tips for holiday decorating as well as a video to show how rapidly a Christmas tree catches fire and why it’s so important to properly care for your tree and take special precautions to help prevent a fire during your holiday. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner this winter! 

Special Thanks to NFPA.org for the article, Put a Freeze on Winter Fires. 

Electrical Safety: ‘Tis the Season to Prevent Fires and Shocks!

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word with a focus on decorating for the holidays and how you can prevent electrical fires and electrical shock by simply taking action to avoid those electrical hazards. Included in the safety-focused conversation are electrical tips for proper maintenance and purchase of holiday lights, both for indoor and outdoor use, and the warning word on their expiration. Also included are tips with extension cords with placement and use and avoiding overload. Christmas tree care and use is also mentioned with a warning word on flammability. And of course, safety of our furry friends, our dear pets are also included especially with those decorations. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and pet owner as you decorate for the holidays!

Special Thanks to WTAX.com, to WTAX News Radio with Joey and Kyla Kruse from Safe Electricity for the wonderful podcast topic, Holiday Light Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Lights! Camera! No Fire!

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on the hazards associated with holiday lights and how you can take steps to avoid electrical shock and electrical fires while still adding a festive look to your home this holiday season. Included are tips for purchase, maintenance and installation of holiday lights, whether indoors or outdoors and especially how to be sure your home’s electrical system can handle the load. Also mentioned are the advantages of GFCIs and proper ladder use to avoid electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you decorate your home for the Holidays so you can have a bright season without the hazards!

Special Thanks to KTAR.com and to Rosie Romero for the article, Check the bulbs, Rusty: How to Light Up Safely Over the Holiday Season. 

Electrical Safety: Proper Care for Prevention This Holiday Season

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on decorating for the Holidays. Included are electrical-related fire statistics. Also mentioned are the advantages of LED lights for your holiday light decorating. Also included are tips for proper use of outlets to prevent overload, proper placement and maintenance of electrical decorations to help prevent damage which can lead to electrical shock and fires. Christmas tree tips are also included, such as placement and proper care to help prevent fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner as you decorate for the holidays!

Special Thanks to EDHAT.com and to Montecito Fire Protection District for the article, Holiday Lighting Safety Message. 

Electrical Safety: Proper Cautions for Holiday Light Installation

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips for installation of holiday lights to help prevent electrical fires and electric shock.  Included are tips for the proper purchase of your holiday lights, depending on where you will use them, proper installation and maintenance of those lights to help prevent inevitable holiday hazards. Also included are tips for proper extension cord use and how to be prepared in case there is a fire, which focuses on the importance of smoke alarms. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner as you decorate your home for the holidays!

Special Thanks to PRNewswire.com and to Consumers Energy for the article, Consumers Energy Offers 10 Electric Safety Tips for the Holiday Season. 

Electrical Safety: Holiday Hazards to Avoid

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a focus on holiday decorating with festive lights in and on your home and on your Christmas tree and how you can avoid holiday hazards. Included are tips for proper purchase, installation, use and maintenance of holiday lights, proper ladder use, avoiding circuit overload, advantages of GFCIs and smoke detectors and Christmas tree tips. We can avoid all kinds of holiday hazards by taking the proper precautions to avoid electrical shock and electrical fires as we decorate and get festive. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and enjoy your holiday season!

Special Thanks to Yumasun.com, to Anna Chaulk and to Arizona Public Service for the article, APS Urges Safety Around Electricity This Holiday. 

Electrical Safety: Decorate with Care for the Holiday

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips in connection with decorating for the holidays to help prevent electrical fires. Included are electrical fire statistics in connection with Christmas Trees and what you can do to prevent these kinds of fires and still decorate so your holiday season can be bright. Also included are tips for proper outlet usage and ways to prevent overheating which can also lead to fires. Take proper care and caution t make your home festive can help protect you and your loved ones from unforeseen hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner as you add color and light to your holiday. 

Special Thanks to WDFF.com and to Franklin White for the article, Decorating Smart: Avoiding Electrical Fires During the Holidays. 

Electrical Safety: Knowledge is Power!

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety Q&A quiz to give you a heads up about how electricity works in your home, including components you use every day such as GFCI outlets, Light switches, and breakers to that trip and why that can happen. Also mentioned are safety with kids, colors of different wires and having your house grounded, plus what can cause a power surge. The more you understand how your electrical system works, the better you can know what to do when something goes wrong. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and get your Power ON!

Special Thanks to KOAA.com and to The Wirenut for the article, POP QUIZ! Is Your Electrical IQ What It Should Be?