Electrical Safety: Extending the Joy

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Electrical Safety: Extending the Joy

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on extension cord usage while decorating for the holidays. Tips include when to replace your extension cords, where to place them to help prevent fires and breakage, and how to prevent overload where you plug in the reduce the possibility of electrical fires. Take the time to think about what you use, where you put it and how you decorate for the holidays to keep you and those you love safe this holiday season. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you keep your season bright!

Special Thanks to Delaware1059.com and to Robert Petree for the article, Be Aware of Electrical Safety During Christmas Season. 

Electrical Safety: Lighting the Holidays without Hazard

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Electrical Safety: Lighting the Holidays without Hazard

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on holiday lights and their possible hazards and how to avoid them to keep your holiday bright and safe. Tips include proper maintenance of holiday lights and how to know when they need replacing. Also included are the benefits of LED lights as a replacement option. Proper extension cords usage and placement, proper outdoor decorating and recommended electrical devices to save money are also mentioned. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season as you decorate!

Special Thanks to Brewster.wickedlocal.com and to Bob Coates, Vice President of Safety at Eversource for the article, Utility Offers Holiday Lighting Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Lights, Trees, and Preparation!

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Electrical Safety: Lights, Trees, and Preparation!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a  special focus on holiday lights and the proper way to light up the season safely. Tips include proper purchase, use and maintenance of holiday string lights, Christmas trees, wall outlets and extension cords to help reduce the risk of fire, shock and other hazards associated with decorating for the holidays. Awareness is key to knowing how to go about decorating to keep yourself, your family, and other loved ones safe so you know you’re being cautious and yet festive. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season!

Special Thanks to Arklatexhomepage.com, to Steven Bender, and to Scott McCloud of AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company for the article, Electrical Safety Tips from SWEPCO for the Christmas Season. 

Electrical Safety: Keep Your Holiday Bright

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Electrical Safety: Keep Your Holiday Bright

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on holiday decorating and keeping yourself and your loved ones out of harm’s way. Whether you’re decorating inside or outside, there are a few precautions you can take to prevent electrical shock and electrical fires from being a hazard. Tips include ladder usage for outdoor decorating, proper purchase of holiday lights, proper installation of holiday lights, and proper usage based on type with weather hazards to consider. Also cautioned are overheating outlets which can lead to electrical fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you decorate for the holiday!

Special Thanks to Insidetoronto.com, to Beach Mirror and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Top 5 Safety Tips for Decking the Halls This Holiday Season. 

Electrical Safety: Procedures for Fire Prevention

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Electrical Safety: Procedures for Fire Prevention

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on holiday cooking and how to prevent fires inadvertently. Tips include special directives with smoke alarms for your fire protection, the protection of Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs), proper maintenance of appliances, and proper cooking procedures to help prevent fires and keep kids safe too. With the bustle of preparing holiday meals, it’s easy for the cooks to get distracted with time spent with loved one, so be on the alert and take these extra precautions for your fire and electrical safety. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during the holidays!

Special Thanks to Newsobserver.com, to Garner Cleveland Record and to Garner Fire Rescue Captain, Bud Davenport for the article, Holidays Often Lead to More Kitchen Fires.

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention This Winter

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Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention This Winter

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock prevention and fire prevention tips with a special focus on colder months when electricity is in high usage. Included are electrical fire statistics and what you can do to avoid them. Tips include proper use of large and small appliances, proper use and placement and maintenance of electrical cords, proper usage of outlets and proper placement and maintenance of smoke alarms. When we take care with how we use our home’s electrical components, we can help circumvent the possibility of fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner during the colder months!

Special Thanks to Kirklandreporter.com and to Washington State Fire Marshall, Charles Duffy, for the article, Reduce the Risk of Fire by Practicing Electrical Safety in Your Home.

Electrical Safety: Tending to Fare Can Reduce Scare

Electrical Safety: Tending to Fare Can Reduce Scare

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on your Thanksgiving Holiday and how you can enjoy and stay safe. Tips include cooking guidelines, child safety in the kitchen, and the importance of having working smoke alarms to alert you in case of fire. Also mentioned: what to do in case of fire. The holiday season is a wonderful time getting together with family and friends; awareness of how to prevent fires in your home can help keep you safe while you celebrate. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you prepare for the holidays!

Special Thanks to NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) for the video, Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips from NFPA. 

Electrical Safety: Cooking Care Tips for Your Holiday Table

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Electrical Safety: Cooking Care Tips for Your Holiday Table

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on Cooking for the Holidays and how you and your family members can stay safe. Tips include the importance of proper appliance use and care, proper cooking procedure to keep you on task to help prevent fires, specific tips for keeping children out of harm’s way, and the importance of smoke alarms for your protection and GFCIs (Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors) for protection from electrical shock. Enjoy the holiday season while cooking in your kitchen for your loved ones. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart and Enjoy!

Special Thanks to ESFI.org and Electrical Safety Foundation International for the article and infographic, Set the Table for Safety: Thanksgiving Cooking Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Preventing Fires During The Holiday

Electrical Safety: Preventing Fires During The Holiday

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the holiday season and decorating your home safely. Tips covered are holiday lighting installation and the prevention of outlet and circuit overload, proper placement and usage of extension cords and what can happen if you try to hide them and the importance of working smoke alarms to protect you in the event of a fire. Please be aware and take proper precautions when decorating your home for the holidays to help prevent electrical fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season!

Special Thanks to Province of BC, Shirley Bond, Minister of Justice and Attorney General and to Jeff Lambert, Victoria Fire Chief for the video, Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays. 

Electrical Safety: Your Holiday Light Lesson

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Electrical Safety: Your Holiday Light Lesson

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on making the season bright with holiday lights! Tips include proper purchase, choice, installation, application and use of holiday lights to help prevent injury, electrical shock, electrical fires due to weather conditions, and other hazards. From Christmas trees to ladder use, there’s a tip for you to help keep you safe as you jazz up your holiday with color and fun. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you decorate your holiday with glowing bulbs!

Special Thanks to Guelphtoday.com and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Be Bright About Seasonal Lights.