Electrical Safety: Kitchen Appliance Tips

Electrical Safety: Kitchen Appliance Tips

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire prevention and shock prevention tips with a special focus on kitchen appliance safety and how you can protect yourself from hazards. Tips include proper use of the stove top, maintenance of electrical wires on appliances, and when to unplug small appliances. Also mentioned are ways to prevent kitchen fires. Stay aware of what you are doing when cooking in the kitchen and take extra steps to take good care of your appliances. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your kitchen!

Special Thanks to Sears Home Services for the video, Kitchen Safety Tips: 4 Ways to Help Prevent Fires. 

Electrical Safety: Tips with Downed Power Lines

Electrical Safety: Tips with Downed Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the dangers of downed power lines and how you can stay safe in any power line situation you may run into. Tips include the hazards associated with downed power lines, especially objects in the perimeter of the immediate area and how far away you should be from the area. Also mentioned are steps to take if you are in a car accident involving a utility pole damaging the wires. There are specific areas that may be energized as the result of story weather as well, so be aware and cautious. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart wherever there are downed power lines and keep your distance!

Special Thanks to Consumers Energy for the video, Safety Tips: Downed Power Lines. 

Electrical Safety: Home Hazards to Avoid

Electrical Safety: Home Hazards to Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on home hazards and what you can do to avoid them and stay safe. Tips include the benefits of GFCIs (Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors) and AFCIs (Arc Fault Circuit Interruptors), proper use of electrical outlets, extension cords, and breaker box basics. Tips include ways to avoid initiating fires and hazards that cause them as well as what damage to look for with electrical components that could cause electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner. 

Special Thanks to FastMed Urgent Care and Jay Baker for the video, Healthy Home-Preventing Electrical Fires. 

Electrical Safety: Protect Yourself from Hazards

Electrical Safety: Protect Yourself from Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical hazards and what you can do to avoid them and protect yourself. Tips include the proper way to put out a fire for shock prevention, electrical hazards that need repair, proper usage of extension cords and outlets, as well as the benefits of AFCI (Arc Fault Circuit Interruptors). Proper maintenance of electrical components in your home is also mentioned. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Be Fire Prevention Smart-Don’t Get Burned!

Electrical Safety: Proper Usage and Maintenance is Protective

Electrical Safety: Proper Usage and Maintenance is Protective

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire prevention and shock prevention tips with a special focus on electrical hazards in the home and how to avoid them. Tips include inspecting electrical wires with proper maintenance, proper usage of outlets, proper usage and placement of extension cords, caution toward electrical usage around water, and electrical hazards signs to be aware of and when to call a licensed electrician. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart around electricity!

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

Electrical Safety: When Storms Bring Down Power Lines

Electrical Safety: When Storms Bring Down Power Lines

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the hazards of downed power lines due to stormy weather and what you can do to protect yourself! Tips include what storm related hazards can look like, what wires are electrical on those utility poles, how far to stay away from downed power lines, what not to touch when power lines are down in your vicinity, what to do to keep kids and pets safe and how to respond if you come across downed power lines, for the safety of all. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during stormy weather and it’s hazardous aftermath if downed power lines are part of the trouble! 

Special Thanks to tpgonlinedaily.com, to Times Publishing Group, to Michael Oppenheimer and to Ryan Peters, Captain Aptos La Selva Fire District, for the article, Wires Down? Watch Out! Downed Power Line Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Tips for Kids

Electrical Safety: Tips for Kids

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire  and shock prevention tips with a special focus on kids’ safety and what they can do to prevent accidents and injuries. Tips include proper outlet usage, protection from the power in outlets, power line safety both in storms and with car accidents, protection for electrical boxes and stations outdoors and more. Following these safety tips can go a long way toward keeping kids out of harms way both indoors and outdoors. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, Kids, wherever you are!

Special Thanks to OG&E for the video, Kids Safety.

Electrical Safety: Issues with Old House Wiring

Electrical Safety: Issues with Old House Wiring

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on older homes and the electrical wiring that may exist and cause electrical hazards. Tips include the benefits of electrical inspections, and the hazards you may find and see with such an overload and what is recommended to upgrade the system to help prevent electrical fires. It is important for your home to be able to handle the electrical load you need; please take appropriate action to help avoid electrical hazards in connection with fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner of older homes!

Special Thanks to SurfKY.com and to SurfKY News for the article, Is It Time to Update Your Home’s Electrical System? 

Electrical Safety: When Usage Increases

Electrical Safety: When Usage Increases

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on increased electrical usage and how you can protect yourself. Included are electrical fire statistics and how you can avoid these hazards. Tips include proper extension cord placement and usage, outlet safety and usage,  proper appliance placement, usage and maintenance, and the protection of smoke alarms and their maintenance. Being aware of your electrical usage and maintaining the electrical components you own can help reduce or eliminate fire hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your electrical usage!

Special Thanks to SCNews.com, to Stanwood Camano News, to SC News Staff, and to Camano Island Fire and Rescue, Washington State Fire Marshall, State Patrol and Charles Duffy for the article, Practice Electrical and Security Safety, Reduce Risk in Your Home. 

Electrical Safety: Be Prepared and Stay Fire Safe!

Electrical Safety: Be Prepared and Stay Fire Safe!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety and fire prevention word with a special focus on avoiding electrical and fire hazards and being prepared in case of fire in your home. Tips include how to avoid outlet overload that can lead to fire, cooking safety, smoke alarm maintenance to provide additional protection in case of fire as well as a fire escape plan so everyone knows where to go and how to get out in case of fire. Don’t play with fire starters and stay safe in case of fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your family in your home to help prevent fires!

Special Thanks to Victor Fire Department for the video, Fire Prevention 24/7.