Electrical Safety: Appliances and Recovery from Water Damage

Electrical Safety: Appliances and Recovery from Water Damage

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on appliances and determining usability after flooding and water damage and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock post flood. Tips include how to assess appliance safety after flooding, the proper procedure to for disconnection to prevent electrical shock, and how to know when appliances need replacing. Always proceed with caution and take extra steps for safety when dealing with electricity and water to help protect yourself from hazardous shock that can be fatal. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart after the flood!

Special Thanks to Businesswire.com, to Business Wire, to Greg Crite, Manager of the Technical Assistance Group for GE Appliances, and to GE Appliances for the article, How to Assess Appliance Safety After Hurricane Harvey. 

Electrical Safety: Products and Power Lines Post Storm

Electrical Safety: Products and Power Lines Post Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on dealing with recovery after severe weather and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock in the process. Tips include electrical safety and proper usage of portable generators, power line safety, as well as the issue of recovering your appliances if they have been damaged in the storm from flooding. Awareness and cautionary action is key to protect yourself from possible electric shock, which can be fatal. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you recover from severe weather both inside your home and in your neighborhood. 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC encourages extreme caution during the after math of recent Hurricanes, both Harvey and Irma, in Texas and Florida and offers condolence to those who are experiencing great loss. 

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, Markets Insider, PR Newswire, and to US Consumer Product Safety Commission for the article, Keep  Safe with Hurricane Irma. 

Electrical Safety: Caution with Damaged Home Contents

Electrical Safety: Caution with Damaged Home Contents

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on recovering from the aftermath of a storm that causes flooding and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock with your home’s electrical system. Tips include power line safety, proper procedure for having the electric turned back on in your home or business, and dealing with damaged appliances to avoid electric shock. Proceed with caution and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner dealing with flooding! 

Special Thanks to FBHerald.com, to Fort Bend Herald, to CenterPoint Energy and to Alan Spears, Fort Bend County Office of Emergency Management for the article, Electric Company offers safety tips for storm aftermath. 

Electrical Safety: Flood Damage Assessment

Electrical Safety: Flood Damage Assessment

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on dealing with the aftermath of flooding from severe weather and taking account of electrical damage to your home or business while staying safe in the recovery process. Tips include dealing properly with electrical systems and components post flood, handling damage to the panel box, dealing with electrical equipment that has gotten wet, and tips for re-using damaged electrical equipment. Proceed with caution and with experts in the field so as to avoid electrical shock in the process. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner post storm! 

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, to PR Newswire, to Schneider Electric and to Chad Kennedy, Industry Standards Manager, Power Equipment for Schneider Electric, for the article, Schneider Electric Recommends Precautions for Electrical Safety When Re-entering Flooded Areas. 

 

 

Electrical Safety: Protection for Digging Dynamics

Electrical Safety: Protection for Digging Dynamics

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on work safety on the farm or anywhere you need to dig. This video shows the importance of calling ahead before you use that shovel to help protect yourself from contacting electrical and other utility lines. Always be aware of what action you can take to stay safe and to protect what is underground. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart before and after you dig!

Special Thanks to Peterson Farm Brothers and to Pipelineagsafety.org and Pipeline Operators for Ag Safety for the video, Call Before Ya Dig. 

Electrical Safety: When the Waters Recede

Electrical Safety: When the Waters Recede

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the recovery process after flooding from a major weather event and what you can do to protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include a list of major electrical components that may be damaged and need assessment and repair/replacement. Other information is provided concerning electrical codes for those in positions of expertise is the repair of such devices. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during the recovery process post flood from extreme weather! 

Special Thanks to Community.NFPA.org, to Lisa Marie Sinatra, and to National Electrical Manufacterers Association for the article, NEMA Provides Safety Guidelines for Safe Handling of Damaged Electrical Equipment in Floods Caused by Hurricane Harvey. 

Electrical Safety: In the FLOOD ZONE

Electrical Safety: In the FLOOD ZONE

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on flooding and the hazards associated with damage to your home and how you can protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include how to properly deal with electrical appliances, both in flooding and in usage, electrical system of your home and other hazardous situations associated with flooding. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when faced with flooding in your home due to severe weather!

We here at Bill’s Quality Electric, would like to offer our condolence to those who have suffered great loss with Hurricane Harvey and wish you great safety during this time of danger. 

Special Thanks to KHOU.com, to the American Red Cross and to Ready.GOV for the article, Flood Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention to Avoid Animal Deaths

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention to Avoid Animal Deaths

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on barn safety and keeping animals out of harm’s way that can result from fires. Tips include various reasons that can cause barn fires, including electrical issues, and steps that can be taken to ensure proper usage of equipment as well as regular maintenance of that equipment and electrical devices. Extra precaution implemented can help avoid electrical fires and thus, keeping barn animals safe from fatality. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as farmers to help prevent fires! 

The views expressed in this article are not necessarily a reflection of the views at Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC. Our purpose for sharing this article is for electrical safety purposes. 

Special Thanks to HuffingtonPost.ca, to Riana Topan, Campaign Manager with Humane Society International/Canada, and to Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, for the article, Farm Animals Will Keep Dying if Barn Fire Safety Isn’t Taken Seriously. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention Preparedness

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention Preparedness

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on smoke alarms and how they can protect you in case of fire. Tips include the main cause of home fire deaths, the importance of smoke alarms and why having working batteries is so important, how often to change your smoke alarm batteries and how often to change your smoke alarms to be sure your fire prevention in your home is in proper working order for your fire protection benefit. Also mentioned are type of fire extinguishers and how to use one if you need to. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help protect your and your loved ones from fire! 

Special Thanks to DailyTidings.com, to Ashland Daily Tidings, to Terri Eubanks, Ashland Fire and Rescue Community Preparedness Coodinator, to Mayor Bill de Blasio, and to National Fire Protection Association for the article, Fire Safety: Defend Your Home. 

Electrical Safety: Post Storm Cautions

Electrical Safety: Post Storm Cautions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on storms and their aftermath and how to handle the recovery process in your home and protect yourself from electrical shock. Tips include how to handle appliances post storm, what to do if your basement is flooded, plus other essential tips to help you in getting your home back in order properly, safely and efficiently. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when the storm is over!

Special Thanks to theweathernetwork.com and to Public Safety Canada for the article, After the Outage: 7 Tips for When the Power Comes Back On.