Electrical Safety: Fire Hazards You May Have in Your Home

Electrical Safety: Fire Hazards You May Have in Your Home

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on fire hazards that may be present in your home and what action you can take to prevent them. 

Tips include proper usage of power strips to help prevent overload, proper usage of space heaters, and wiring issues you may have that can cause fires. Prevention of fire could save a life, so be sure you correct issues that may cause fire in your home. 

Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your home’s electrical components and systems to help prevent fires!

Special Thanks to market.businessinsider.com, to Markets Insider, to Technical Safety BC and to PR Newswire for the article, Do you have these 3 common causes of electrical fire in your home? 

Electrical Safety: Accessing Storm Damage

Electrical Safety: Accessing Storm Damage

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on storm damage and how to protect yourself from electrical shock in the aftermath. 

Tips include dealing with damaged electrical components, proper usage of portable generators as well as power line safety to avoid electrical shock or even death. 

Proceed with caution when dealing the the storm’s aftermath with your home’s electrical system. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when dealing with storm damage!

Special Thanks to Newswire.ca and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Electrical Safety Authority advises Ontario homeowners to check for electrical damage after storm. 

Electrical Safety: Cautions with Flooding and Generator Usage

Electrical Safety: Cautions with Flooding and Generator Usage

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on weather related flooding and when the power goes out. 

Tips include proper generator usage, including placement, the importance of smoke alarms and what not to do with electrical appliances when wet.  

Take care during and after stormy weather to help avoid electrical hazards and fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as homeowners! 

Special Thanks to Silive.com, to Staten Island Real-time News, to Ann Marie Barron and to  Con Ed for the article, Hurricane Season: Know the Safety Risks When Power Goes Out. 

Electrical Safety: Cautions with Hurricane Damage

Electrical Safety: Cautions with Hurricane Damage

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on electrical hazards associated with hurricanes and how to prepare and protect yourself. 

Tips include power line safety especially after the storm, home appliance safety, especially with flooding and proper generator usage. It pays to be prepared. Take care and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with hurricanes in your forecast!

Special Thanks to AugustaChronicle.com, to The Augusta Chronicle, and to NFPA for the article, NFPA emphasizes importance of electrical safety during hurricane season. 

Electrical Safety: Storm Preparedness and Protection

Electrical Safety: Storm Preparedness and Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on storm preparedness to help you protect yourself and your loved one from electrical hazards associated with storm damage and minimize the storm’s impact on your  electrical equipment in your home. 

Tips include proper generator preparedness, appliance safety and preparedness, and specific steps you can take to avoid electric shock in regards to your home’s system and it’s contents after the storm. 

Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during and after stormy weather! 

Special Thanks to MySunCoast.com, to Schneider Electric, to Richard Korthauer, Vice President, Final Distribution Business of Schneider Electric, and to PR Newswire for the article, Schneider Electric Issues Critical Electrical Safety Tips as Hurricane Florence Approaches the Southeast.

Electrical Safety: Shock Prevention in the Kitchen

Electrical Safety: Shock Prevention in the Kitchen

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

When it comes to making breakfast on a school morning, we can often find ourselves in a hurry when we’re pressed for time before the bus arrives or before leaving to get in line to drop the kiddos off.

But electrical safety in the kitchen is of paramount importance, especially when using electrical appliances such as the toaster or microwave.

Be sure the kids know not to remove toast using a metal piece of cutlery. If something gets stuck, unplug it first! Metal on electrical parts inside can create electrical shock.

When you use the microwave, be sure to only use items that can be contained without electrical issues.

Teaching your kids how to use appliances correctly, especially on those school mornings when they might be in a hurry, can help prevent accidents, and even death by electrical shock.

Plus it gives you the opportunity to connect before the school day begins.

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC wish you an electrically safe day and encourages you to Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

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Electrical Safety: Cautions for Your Holiday

Electrical Safety: Cautions for Your Holiday

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on your holiday activities and how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from the hazards of electric shock drowning.

As we enjoy the environment with friends and family during the holiday, we often engage in relaxing activities such as being by the poolside, going swimming or boating as summer weather beckons us.

We would like to offer three cautions for your weekend engagements to help you prevent an accident, injury or even death due to electrical shock.

When you sit by the pool, be sure to keep your distance from the pool water if you have electrical appliances of any kind or if you are using your cell phone plugged in to charge. Water and electricity do not mix.

If your children or grandchildren are playing outside in the sprinkler, be sure not to allow any electrical items in the vicinity, thus turning the play area into an electrical hazard ripe for shock, which could lead to death.

If you are enjoying some boating time in a marina area, be sure not to go swimming in that area since there is always the possibility of electrical current being present, which could lead to electric shock drowning. Again, water and electricity do not mix.

Enjoy your holiday keeping these cautions in mind for you and your loved ones and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC wishes all a Electrically Safe and Smart Holiday weekend!

 

 

 

 

Electrical Safety: College Student Tips to Prevent Fires

Electrical Safety: College Student Tips to Prevent Fires

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on college students and how they can protect themselves by eliminating fire hazards in their dorms. 

Tips include the importance of smoke alarms, a list of electrical hazards that can start fires, proper usage of space heaters, microwaves, outlets and extension cords. Awareness of what they’re using and how they’re using it is KEY to safety and fire prevention. 

Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a college student and help prevent fires! 

Special Thanks to WILX.com, to WILX10, to State Fire Marshall, Kevin Sehlmeyer for Lansing Michigan and to LARA (Licensing and regulatory affairs) in Lansing, Michigan, for the article, State Fire Marshall urges fire safety for college students. 

Electrical Safety: Outdoor and Indoor Tips for Parents and Kids

Electrical Safety: Outdoor and Indoor Tips for Parents and Kids

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on going Back to School and what parents can teach their kids to help prevent accidents, injury or even death at this time of year. Tips include proper outlet, extension cord, electronic and appliance usage, power line safety, outdoor play safety, and where NOT to go to avoid electric shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, parents and teach your kids to stay safe too! 

Special Thanks to KUTV.com, to McKenzie Stauffer, to Tom Davis, Safety Director of Rocky Mountain Power and to Rocky Mountain Power for the article, Back to School Safety: Teaching Children About the Dangers of Electricity. 

Electrical Safety: Back to School Tips

Electrical Safety: Back to School Tips

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on Back to School and how your students can be safe both in the dorm, in the home and outdoors to and from school. Tips include electrical outlet safety, extension cord safety, dorm room safety, and power line safety, whether walking or driving. Take care to promote electrical hazard prevention with your kids to help keep them safe this school year. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as your kids go back to school! 

Special Thanks to Claremoreprogress.com and to Grand River Dam Authority for the article, Back to School with Electric Safety.