Electrical Safety: Keep Your Season Bright without Hazards

Electrical Safety: Keep Your Season Bright without Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on holiday decorating and winter hazards you can avoid. 

Tips include extension cords safety, space heater safety and the importance and protection of ground fault circuit interruptors (GFCIs) and how to test them to be sure they are still protecting you. 

Take care to avoid electrical hazards in your home during the holiday season and make your season bright by Staying Electrically Safe and Smart! 

Special Thanks to Windsorstar.com, to Windsor Star, to Myke Thomas, to  Canada Safety Council and to Danatec for the article, Lighting Safety is a bright idea. 

Electrical Safety: Don’t Let Your Holiday Be at Risk for Fire!

Electrical Safety: Don’t Let Your Holiday Be at Risk for Fire!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on holiday decorating and how to prevent fire hazards in your home. 

Tips include proper purchase, usage and maintenance of holiday lights, extension cords and how to prevent outlet overload. Also shared is the importance of ground fault circuit interruptors (GFCIs) and how they can protect you and your home. 

Stay aware and follow safe procedures as you decorate your home for the holidays and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart! 

Special Thanks to Halifaxtoday.ca, to News 95.7, to Matt Brand of Canada Safety Council and to Danielle McCreadie for the article, Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays. 

Electrical Safety: Lessons on Avoiding Light Hazards

Electrical Safety: Lessons on Avoiding Light Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on holiday lighting and other seasonal safety issues to avoid. 

Tips include proper use and maintenance of extension cords, tips for outdoor lighting for decorating for the holidays, proper space heater usage and the importance and protection of GFCIs (ground fault circuit interrupters). 

Taking the time to educate yourself on electrical safety can help you prevent hazards from occurring in your home, especially during the holiday season. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart! 

Special Thanks to Quesnelobserver.com, to Quesnel Cariboo Observer, to Canada Safety Council, and to Danatec for the article, Bright ideas for home lighting during National Home Fire Safety Week. 

Electrical Safety: Autumn Activity Awareness

Electrical Safety: Autumn Activity Awareness

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on outdoor activities around the house and how you can stay safe and prevent accidents, injury or even death. 

Tips include Tree trimming safety, the importance of GFCIs (ground fault circuit interruptor), as well as power line cautions to prevent electric shock. 

Awareness of your surroundings is KEY to your safety; take heed and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when working around your home. 

Special Thanks to KTVZ.com, to NewsChannel21, to Pacific Power and to Steve Harkin, Safety Director of Pacific Power for the article, Pacific Power offers tips for safe yard work this fall. 

Electrical Safety: Every Room Needs Attention

Electrical Safety: Every Room Needs Attention

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the whole house and what you can do to help maintain your home’s electrical system! Areas covered include outlets, electric blankets, heaters, appliances, power tools, swimming pools and more. Awareness and action are key to keeping your home safe for you and your loved ones. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your whole house! 

Special Thanks to Consumer.Healthday.com, to Len Canter, Health Day Reporter, to Health Day News and to US Consumer Product Safety Commission for the article, Home Check: Electrical Safety Room-by-Room. 

 

Electrical Safety: Just in Time for Swimming!

Electrical Safety: Just in Time for Swimming!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on swimming in lakes and pools and how to prevent shock just in time for the holiday weekend. Tips include a description of electric shock drowning including what it is, how it happens and how to avoid electrical current in the water. Also included are tips on preventing electric shock with your boat for those swimming nearby or with the pool in your backyard. GFCIs and the importance of inspections are highlighted as ways to prevent electric shock drowning. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when you go swimming and boating this weekend!

Special Thanks to MDJOnline.com, to MDJ Staff and to NFPA for the article, NFPA offers tips to avoid electric shock hazards in pools and at marinas during summer months.

Electrical Safety: A Comprehensive View

Electrical Safety: A Comprehensive View

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on awareness of using electrical components, and how you can protect yourself from injury or even death. Tips include proper usage of appliances, lawn mowers, garden tools, power tools as well as cautions with tree trimming and safety around the swimming pool and hot tub and near downed power lines. Be super careful and cautious when it comes to using anything electrical. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, both indoors and outdoors!

Special Thanks to BobVila.com and Donna Boyle Schwartz for the article, These Electrical Safety Tips could save your life.

Electrical Safety: For You and Your Child in the Kitchen

Electrical Safety: For You and Your Child in the Kitchen

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the kitchen and how to keep cooking safe for you and your children. Tips include the importance of GFCI protection, small appliance safety, the importance of smoke alarms when cooking, and other tips to help prevent fires and electrical shock. When you instill safety in the kitchen with your kids, it can help build an awareness they can take with them into your kitchen or anyone else’s. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when cooking! 

Special Thanks to SouthEastSun.com and to Electrical Safety Foundation International for the article, Twenty Ways to Cook Up Some Safety at Home. 

Electrical Safety: GFCI Protection

Electrical Safety: GFCI Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a focus on Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs) and their protection from electrical shock. Explained are the differences between a breaker and an outlet and the benefits they provide to keep you safe and in what context. Also explained are how a GFCI works to protect you and why it’s really important to have them installed in your home. Being aware of how electrical components work and why they should be installed is a great way to be proactive with your own electrical safety. So, Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home!

Special Thanks to PopularMechanics.com, to Popular Mechanics, and to Roy Berendson for the article, What You Need to Know About GFCI Outlets.

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Holiday Decorating

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Holiday Decorating

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on Holiday Decorating Outdoors and what you can do to prevent injury or fire. Tips include proper purchase, usage and maintenance of holiday lights and extension cords as well as ways to help prevent overheating and misuse of electrical items, Also mentioned are the pros of GFCI and why you should have them installed for your outdoor electrical safety. Take care as you decorate and enjoy the holiday season without risk. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC wishes you a electrically safe, smart and joyous holiday season!

Special Thanks to TheTomahawk.com, to The Tomahawk, to Rick Thomason, UT-Johnson County Extension Director, to Michael Buschermohle, Engineer and University of Tennessee Extension Specialist for the article, Safety Tips for Outdoor Lighting during the Holidays.