Electrical Safety: A Comprehensive Home Checklist

Electrical Safety: A Comprehensive Home Checklist

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the whole house so you can check for any electrical hazards that may be present and have them corrected by a licensed electrician to help prevent accidents, injuries and fires. Tips include proper use of outlets, appliances, heaters, extension cords, as well as the appropriate type of outlets in the kitchen and bathroom. You can educate yourself on your home’s electrical components and be more aware of how you use your electrical goods and do so safely. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner! 

Special Thanks to Circuit.Entergy.com and to Energy Customers for the article, Room by Room: Home Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Be Warm Without Hazards

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Electrical Safety: Be Warm Without Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on keeping warm this winter without the hazards associated with misuse of heating appliances. Tips include the protection of carbon monoxide detectors, proper heater maintenance and usage, proper extension cords usage, and preventing outlet overload. Where you place these heating units and how well you take care of them can mean the difference between safe and warm versus dangerous. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this winter!

Special Thanks to KRTV.com, to Julianne Dellorso of MTN News, to Great Falls Fire Rescue,  to ESFI and NFPA for the article, Great Falls Fire Rescue Offers Residential Winter Safety Tips. 

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: Autumn Awareness for the Outdoors

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Electrical Safety: Autumn Awareness for the Outdoors

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on the autumn time and how to prepare for the colder weather with your electrical devices. Tips include proper maintenance and storage of power tools, tips for outdoor electrical device maintenance, and for care and proper use of electric blankets during those cold winter months, to help prevent electrical shock and electrical fire. Proper use and maintenance of electrical devices will help them last longer, prevent inhibition of proper function, and help prevent electrical hazards that can lead to shock and fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner in the autumn! 

Special Thanks to GRDA.com, to the Grand River Dam Authority and to ESFI for the article, Fall Weather and Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Power Tools by the Season

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Electrical Safety: Power Tools by the Season

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on power tools by the season and how you can prepare and store what is needed for whatever jobs you have to do. Tips include proper maintenance and preparation for storage and usage of power tools, both actively in use and for those that aren’t needed currently. Also offered are tips for proper maintenance of electrical equipment during autumn/winter. Also mentioned are proper usage and maintenance of electric blankets. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your use of power tools by the season for prevention of electrical shock and electrical fires! 

Special Thanks to Consumer.Healthday.com, to HealthDay News and to ESFI for the article, Like People, Power Tools Need Checkups. 

Electrical Safety: Storm Preparedness and Avoiding Hazards

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Electrical Safety: Storm Preparedness and Avoiding Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on storms and being safe around power lines. Tips include how to prepare for storms, especially with power lines and trees, including the proper distance from downed power lines after a storm. Also included are proper heater purchase, plus cautions concerning flooding and any damage that may be done to your home’s electrical system and what to do if there is any, and when you need to call a licensed electrician. Proper generator use is also mentioned. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when a storm hits your neighborhood!

Special Thanks to ESASafe.com and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, What to do when stormy weather hits. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Hazard Potential!

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Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and general safety tips with a focus on helping you prevent potential fire hazards in your home. Included are tips and warnings for misuse of electrical blankets and extension cords, the problem with faulty appliances, and doing electrical DIY projects without a qualified, licensed electrician. These hazards can be prevented by taking action to resolve issues before they can wreak fire havoc. When we take proper precautions to ensure that our homes are electrically safe, we can save a life–including our own! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help prevent fires!

Special Thanks to BobVilla.com for the article, 14 Bad Habits That Could Burn Down Your House. 

Electrical Safety: Autumn Alerts

 

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with focus on autumn and the transitional tips recommended as summer comes to a close. Included are tips for power tool maintenance and proper storage for electrical items no longer needed for active use. Also mentioned are the proper use and maintenance of electric blankets so help avoid electric shock and electrical fires. When we take the time to properly care for the seasonal items we use in and around our homes, we can help prevent fires, accidents and even fatalities. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner as we transition from summer to autumn! 

Special Thanks to ESFI.org for the article, Fall Safety Tips.