Electrical Safety: Ways to Prevent Fires in the Home

Electrical Safety: Ways to Prevent Fires in the Home

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on how to prevent fire hazards and stay safe.

Tips include proper extension cord usage, proper appliance usage, overload prevention and space heater safety.

Being aware of the hazards that can initiate fire in your home can go a long way to protecting yourself. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to KATC.com, KATC ABC 3, KATC News, and State Fire Marshall Chief, H. “Butch” Browning for the article, State Fire Marshall says fire deaths remain low for 2019.

Electrical Safety: Where a Fire Can Start

Electrical Safety: Where a Fire Can Start

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical wiring and equipment and how to use them safely to prevent fires.

Tips include issues with older wiring in homes, extension cord safety, outlet overload prevention, and where to put electrical cords to prevent fire.

Take care when using electrical components in your home and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to KGUN9.com, to KGUN9, to Claudia Kelly Bazan and Cody Schiever and Rural Metro Battalian Chief, John Walka for the article, More than half of home fires are caused from electrical issues.

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Shock Prevention

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Shock Prevention

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on outdoor activity and how to protect yourself, especially with spring close at hand.

Tips include power line safety when engaging outdoors, proper use of electrical appliances, digging safety, tips on outdoor lighting, and smoke alarm savvy.

Awareness of your surroundings and prior preparation can make all the difference to help protect yourself from electrical hazards and shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to Woodlandsonline.com, to Woodlands Online, to Entergy, to Kacee Kirschvink and to NFPA for the article, Energy Offers Spring Forward Safety.

Electrical Safety: Extension Cord Savvy

Electrical Safety: Extension Cord Savvy

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical cords and how to avoid electrical hazards.

Tips include proper usage of extension cords such as where to plug them in, where to place them, and what NOT to do with extension cords to avoid electrical hazards.

Awareness of how you use your home’s electrical components is key to avoiding unnecessary hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to KVOA.com, to News4Tucson, to Rural/Metro Fire Department and to Julia Leon for the article, Rule/Metro Fire: Electrical Safety in the home tips.

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Shock Prevention

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Shock Prevention

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on downed power lines and how to protect yourself.

Tips include what to do if you see a downed power line, what to do if your car encounters a downed power line and what to do if someone else encounters a downed power line, all with the goal of keeping you from electrical shock.

Always proceed with caution and act as if all is dangerous irregardless of what it looks like; Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to TapInto.net, TapInto Westfield Staff and to ESFI for the article, Here is What to do if You Encounter Downed Wires.

Electrical Safety: Flooding Hazards to Avoid

Electrical Safety: Flooding Hazards to Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on flooding and how to protect yourself if your home floods.

Tips include specific instructions for flood safety, what to do if your house floods and how to handle appliances that have been damaged.

Always take care when weather goes extreme and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to TheGleaner.com, to The Gleaner, to Colby Girten of Henderson Gleaner, to LG&E and to KU, for the article, Floodwaters overflow Ohio River in Uniontown: Tips for Flood Safety.

Electrical Safety: When Flood Waters Rise

Electrical Safety: When Flood Waters Rise

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the possibility of flooding and how you can protect yourself from electrical hazards.

Tips include how to know when it’s dangerous to enter your home if it floods and how to prevent electric shock.

Always proceed with caution when dealing with severe weather that impacts your home directly, especially your home’s electrical system. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to Tennessean.com, to The Tennesean, and to Natalie Neysa Alund of The Tennessean for the article, Nashville flood: What to do, who to call when weather brings flooding.

Electrical Safety: Downed Power Line Hazards

Electrical Safety: Downed Power Line Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the hazards of downed power lines and what you can do to protect yourself.

Tips include the Golden Rule to live by concerning downed power lines and what to do if you come across a downed power line.

Whenever it comes to electrical safety outdoors, always take inventory of your surroundings to avoid electrical hazards, and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to TPGOnlineDaily.com, to PGE.com, to Times Publishing Group, and to Ryan Peters of Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection District for the article, Downed Power and Utility Line Safety Tips.

Electrical Safety: Heating Safely in the Winter

Electrical Safety: Heating Safely in the Winter

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on safety with the use of space heaters as supplemental during the winter months.

Tips include the safe use of space heaters such as what kind to buy, where to put them, how to plug them in, what NOT to do with a space heater and how to keep kids and pets safe too.

Take care and be aware of your space heater usage to avoid fires and other hazards and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Special Thanks to KARE11.com, KARE 11, KARE Staff, ESFI and the Minnesota State Fire Marshall for the article, How to Use Space Heaters Safely.

Electrical Safety: Winter Warnings for Fire Prevention

Electrical Safety: Winter Warnings for Fire Prevention

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on winter dangers and how you can avoid them.

Tips include safety with space heaters, generators, appliances, cords, and how to prevent overload during this winter season.

Be aware and take care as you use any of these electrical devises and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner this winter!

Special Thanks to EHSToday.com, to Stefanie Valentic, and to Georgia Power for the article, 8 Winter Electrical Safety Tips.