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: 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: How to Protect Your Home

Electrical Safety: How to Protect Your Home

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire prevention and shock prevention tips with a special focus on electrical hazards that may be present and how to properly use the electrical components in your home to avoid shock and fire. Tips include proper appliance use, the protection AFCIs and GFCIs provide, electrical cord safety, and specific electrical hazards to look out for with breakers, light switches, outlets, appliances and lights. Awareness of your home’s electrical system and its components can help you stay educated and safe by implementing action steps to prevent electrical shock and fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home!

Special Thanks to TheDailyNewsonline.com, to City of Batavia Fire Department and Fire Chief, Stefano Napolitano, and to NFPA and ESFI for the article, Batavia Firefighters Offer Electrical Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Hazards That Need Repair

Electrical Safety: Hazards That Need Repair

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical hazards and issues that need repair by a licensed electrician. Tips include issues with breakers tripping, electrical fire possibilities, light fixture issues, outlet problems, appliance usage, extension cord conditions, ceiling fan problems, and fridge issues. Each of these hazards are explained providing possible cause and what you should do to get the issue repaired so as to avoid the possibility of electrical fire or shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and be aware of electrical hazards in your home!

Special Thanks to OilCityWyo.com, to Rocky Mountain Power and to Tom Davis, Safety Director of Rocky Mountain Power, for the article, RMP Reminds Safety Around Electricity. 

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: 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: Fire Hazards in Older Home Wiring

Electrical Safety: Fire Hazards in Older Home Wiring

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on older wiring in homes and the potential there is for arcing and sparking of fires. Tips include having your home’s electrical system inspected by a licensed electrician and having the wiring replaced if needed. Also discussed are the hazards associated with damaged wiring in walls, under furniture, etc, that can lead to fires. The benefits of Arc Fault Circuit Interruptors are explained concerning protecting your home from these electrical hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner especially if your home has older wiring! 

Our condolences to the family effected by the house fire whose family member passed away featured in this video. 

Special Thanks to National Fire Protection Association and State Farm Insurance as well as the other authorities who share these tips on this video, Hidden Electrical Hazards, P 1. 

Electrical Safety: Ground Fault Circuit Interruptor

Electrical Safety: Ground Fault Circuit Interruptor

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the life-saving device, Ground Fault Circuit Interruptor, and why it’s important that your home should have these devices in every area of your home where water is nearby. Information on older homes and home inspections when you’re looking to buy a home is offered so you can know how to proceed concerning the electrical safety of the home’s electrical system to help prevent electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with GFCI outlets installed! 

Special Thanks to ESFI and to HomeInspectionChannel.com for the video, What is a GFCI outlet? 

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: Proper Usage and Maintenance is Protective

Electrical Safety: Proper Usage and Maintenance is Protective

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire prevention and shock prevention tips with a special focus on electrical hazards in the home and how to avoid them. Tips include inspecting electrical wires with proper maintenance, proper usage of outlets, proper usage and placement of extension cords, caution toward electrical usage around water, and electrical hazards signs to be aware of and when to call a licensed electrician. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart around electricity!

Special Thanks to Krystal De La Rosa, EMT, for the video, Safety Zone: Electrical Safety.