Electrical Safety: Storms and Lightning Dangers

Electrical Safety: Storms and Lightning Dangers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on lightning associated with stormy weather and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock either from lightning or post storm issues. Tips include where to go if you get caught outside in a storm and what not to do with power lines, fences and flooding after the storm blows over. Take precautionary measures with unexpected weather conditions and be careful in the aftermath. Don’t take chances! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in stormy weather! 

Special Thanks to NorthEscambia.com, to Gulf Power, to the National Weather Service and to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the article, Power Company Offers Summertime Storm Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Flood Dangers Post Storm

Electrical Safety: Flood Dangers Post Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on flooding and the electrical hazards that could be present in your home post-storm and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock. Tips include what to do if your basement floods, how to handle your circuit breaker box and how to get power shut off without harm. Water and electricity don’t mix, so beware if you’re dealing with a flooded home! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart post-storm! 

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Flooding Provides It’s Own Set of Electrical Hazards. 

Electrical Safety: Both Indoors and Outdoors

Electrical Safety: Both Indoors and Outdoors

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire prevention and shock prevention tips with a special focus on indoor and outdoor scenarios that could spark an electrical hazard and how you can protect yourself. Tips include power line safety, different types of plugs for indoor versus outdoor usage, protecting yourself with tree trimming, kids safety when playing outdoors, how to avoid electric shock hazards, proper space heater usage, storm safety with power lines and flooding safety both indoors and outdoors. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in any scenario that can present an electrical hazard for you!

Special Thanks to Newlook.dteenergy.com and to DTE Energy for the article, Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Severe Weather Hazards

Electrical Safety: Severe Weather Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on severe weather and the hazards that can present themselves that you need to protect yourself from. Tips include how to handle your appliances with a power outage, dealing with your electrical system when there’s flooding, GFCI protection, power line safety after the storm, whether on foot or in a vehicle, and safe generator usage. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during and after severe weather, both indoors and outdoors!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Be Prepared for Severe Storms. 

Electrical Safety: Storms and Power Outages

Electrical Safety: Storms and Power Outages

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on stormy weather and when the power goes out. Tips include power line safety and what distance is safe from both the power lines and anything in the vicinity. Also mentioned are precautions concerning power issues when water is present due to flooding and what the proper recovery process is, especially concerning damaged electrical components, such as appliances and electronics. Also mentioned are tips for proper usage of generators when the power goes out. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when you encounter stormy weather and its aftermath!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Know How to Stay Safe During a Power Outage. 

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 stormy weather and flooding that can occur as a result and how you can stay safe in such conditions. Tips include keeping your distance from power lines, how to avoid electrical shock if you’re in a boat on flooded waterways, and what NOT to do in flooded areas where electricity may be present. Water and electricity do NOT MIX, thus we must proceed with great caution when dealing with flooding contexts due to stormy weather. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during stormy weather and in its aftermath!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Flooded Waterways Too Dangerous for Boating. 

Electrical Safety: Stormy Weather and Power Outages

Electrical Safety: Stormy Weather and Power Outages

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on stormy weather and when a power outage occurs. Tips include what to do with your appliances if the power goes out, what distance to keep from downed power lines, how to prevent electrical shock in your basement, and what to do if your home’s electrical system has been damaged. Stormy weather can cause all kinds of problems so be prepared and proceed with caution in the aftermath. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during storms and power outages!

Special Thanks to ESASafe.com and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article and infographic, Power Outages and Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Wet Cautions to Prevent Shock

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Electrical Safety: Wet Cautions to Prevent Shock

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on prevention of electrical shock in association with wet conditions both indoors and outdoors. Tips include  the protection of GFCIs, both indoors and outdoors, where not to use electrical appliances, proper outdoor extension cord usage, how to protect yourself in wet conditions, and child safety with all things electrical. Be aware of what you are using when you are in an area of the home or outside the home when electricity is involved to protect yourself from electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner no matter the conditions and no matter where you are!

Special Thanks to TheWire.Oncor.com for the article, Home Electric Safety: Electricity and Water Don’t Mix. 

Electrical Safety: When Flood Waters Rise

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Electrical Safety: When Flood Waters Rise

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips and warnings with a focus on the dangers of flooding and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock. Tips include how to prepare your home for a flood, what to do during the flood, and how to access the damage without electric shock risk post-flooding. Preparation and taking extra precautions with the power to your home can make all the difference in your safety when flooding occurs in your home. Avoid contact with electrical current by following these guidelines, whether it’s dealing with appliances properly or a focus on your utilities. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during flooding in your home! 

Special Thanks to Windsor.ctvnews.ca, to Enwin Utilities and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Enwin warns about the risk of electric shock during flooding. 

Electrical Safety: When Disaster Strikes!

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Electrical Safety: When Disaster Strikes!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on weather-related disasters and how you can keep yourself safe before, during and after a severe weather event. Tips include statistics in direct connection with lightning strikes, flooding and fires. Safety tips include ways to protect yourself with lightning, proper use of appliances and generators, and electrical flooding issues as well as power line safety. Take action to help prevent disasters from directly impacting your safety. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when disasters strike!

Special Thanks to ESFI.org for the article and infographic, Home Disaster Safety.