Electrical Safety: Awareness and Action is Key

Electrical Safety: Awareness and Action is Key

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical hazards that can be avoided in your home or business. Tips include proper use of outlets and appliances as well as the proper usage, placement and maintenance of electrical extension cords to help prevent fires. Also mentioned are the protection of GFCIs as well as proper purchase of electrical goods and repairs when needed. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and business owner to help avoid electrical hazards and fires!

Special Thanks to AcadiaInsurance.com, to Acadia Insurance and to Jim Mulligan for the article, 9 Electrical Safety Tips to Help Protect Homes and Businesses. 

Electrical Safety: Power Strip Pointers

Electrical Safety: Power Strip Pointers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire prevention and shock prevention tips with a special focus on power and surge protector strips for plugging in multiple power cords and what you can do to use them safely. Tips include proper purchase (what type is best to buy for the most protection), proper placement to help avoid overload, how to plug them in to avoid overheating, proper maintenance and when you should replace it. Every device we use in our homes or offices should be used with care and awareness in order to avoid electrical accidents, injuries or even shock leading to death. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your electrical power strip usage!

Special Thanks to RedRiverMutual.com and to Red River Mutual for the article and PDF download, Surge Protection-Power Bar Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Risks to Avoid

Electrical Safety: Fire Risks to Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on fire hazards you may not consider in your home and what you can do to protect yourself from those hidden hazards. Tips include the use of Arc Fault Circuit Interruptors, electrical cord safety, Outlet hazards and how to know when they need replacing, plus whole house electrical systems that may be a fire trigger due to age and type. Be proactive in bringing your home to a more protected place to help prevent fires. It could save you life! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner! 

Special Thanks to TheDay.com and to Day Marketing for the article, Sawdust, Loose outlets and other hidden fire risks. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention with Space Heaters

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention with Space Heaters

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on space heaters and the associated hazards that can be present with improper usage and what you can do to protect yourself and your home. Tips include what type of space heater to purchase, cautions on counterfeits, proper placement in the home to avoid fire, when to shut it off, cautions with extension cords, proper maintenance of your space heater, and what NOT to do with one. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your usage of space heaters this winter to help prevent home fires!

Special Thanks to RedRiverMutual.com for the article, Space Heater Safety. 

Electrical Safety: At Home with Family

Electrical Safety: At Home with Family

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on family and creating awareness of proper usage of electricity and its components to prevent injury or harm. Tips include the does and don’t of using electrical cords, prevention outlet overload, the benefits and protections Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs) provide, and electrical hazards signs to look out for that should be repaired as soon as possible to help prevent injury such as electrical shock and prevent electrical fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a family!

Special Thanks to ESASafe.com and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Electrical Safety at Home. 

Electrical Safety: Space Heater Dynamics

Electrical Safety: Space Heater Dynamics

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on space heaters with recommendations to help prevent electrical overload that leads to fire. Tips include the different types of space heaters, based on wattage and quality, size, tippabililty, and price. Also mentioned are proper usage and placement to avoid overheating and possibility of fire. Space heaters can be a convenient way to supplement heat in certain areas of your home; just be sure to do it safely. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your space heater usage and any other electrical appliance usage! 

Special Thanks to FergusFallsJournal.com, to The Daily Journal, to Otter Tail Power Company, to Senior Market Planning Specialist, Therese Drexler, and to Safety Services Manager, Eric Hamm for the article, Tips for Buying and Using Portable Electric Space Heaters. 

Electrical Safety: When It’s Cold Outside!

Electrical Safety: When It’s Cold Outside!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on space heater use and avoiding electrical fires. Included are statistics of electrical fires involving space heaters and what you can do to avoid possible electrical hazards involving space heaters. Tips include proper purchase, placement, use and maintenance of space heaters such as when to turn it off, pet and child safety, what not to use a space heater for, how not to plug them in, and smoke alarm installation and maintenance for your fire safety. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this winter with your space heater usage!

Special Thanks to Patch.com, to Tony Cantu of Patch Staff and to ESFI for the article, With Central Texas Cold Weather Here in Earnest, Space Heater Safety is Critical. 

Electrical Safety: Holiday Light Tips

Electrical Safety: Holiday Light Tips

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a  special focus on holiday decorating and specifically holiday light installation. Tips include proper purchase, maintenance, installation and usage of holiday lights to help prevent outlet overload, electrical fires and electrical shock, depending on where you put them. These tips can help keep your holiday safe and free to be festive without fear of hazards. So as you decorate with holiday lights, be sure to take these precautions and enjoy keeping your season bright. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart for your holiday!

Special Thanks to Health.usnews.com, to Mary Elizabeth Dallas, a HealthDay Reporter, to the American Academy of Pediatrics and to ESFI for the article, Safety Firest When Stringing Holiday Lights. 

Electrical Safety: Tips for the Holiday Season

Electrical Safety: Tips for the Holiday Season

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock prevention and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the holiday season and how you can protect yourself in all your festivities. Included are electrical fires statistics and ways fires can start. Tips include proper holiday light installation and usage both indoors and outdoors, power line safety, proper purchase and maintenance of electrical cords, where NOT to decorate, LED advantages, GFCI protection, the importance of smoke alarms and Christmas tree care. When you create awareness with how you decorate your home, you can help prevent fires, shock and enhance the electrical safety needed for a happy holiday. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you prepare and enjoy your holiday!

Special Thanks to GrandCanyonNews.com, to Williams-Grand Canyon News and to Phoenix Fire Department for the article, Holiday Fire Safety Urged This Season. 

Electrical Safety: Storm Hazard Awareness

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Electrical Safety: Storm Hazard Awareness

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on winter weather safety and awareness of the hazards they can hold and what you can do to protect yourself. Tips include power line safety and what you can do to prevent electrical shock when power lines are down. Space Heater safety is also mentioned, with a focus on proper purchase, maintenance, placement and usage of heaters as to prevent electrical fires. It pays to be prepared for winter storm outages and be safe too. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as homeowners in wintry weather!

Special Thanks to WEAU.com and to K.C. Brown of Xcel Energy for the article, Xcel Energy Offers Tips for Staying Safe in Winter Storm.