Electrical Safety: Severe Weather and the Hazards to Avoid

Electrical Safety: Severe Weather and the Hazards to Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on severe weather and the associated hazards present with lightning and what you can do avoid them. Tips include power line safety, especially after a storm, the dangers of metal fences, and what to do when there’s flooding in your neighborhood after severe weather. It is necessary to take all precaution when the damage of severe weather comes to your neck of the woods since shock hazards are everywhere. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during and after severe weather and lightning hazards! 

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, to Georgia Power and to the National Weather Service for the article, Georgia Power offers safety tips for Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 24-30). 

Electrical Safety: For You and Your Home Products During a Storm

Electrical Safety: For You and Your Home Products During a Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on thunderstorms and how you can protect yourself and your electrical components in your home from damage. Tips include how to prepare for a storm and how to protect yourself from downed power lines after the storm passes. Prevention of shock can be possible if you choose to handle your electronics with care. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart before, during and after thunderstorms!

Special Thanks to TimesEnterprise.com, to Sarah Baggett, Marketing Director of CNS and to CNS for the article, Keep safety in mind during a thunderstorm. 

Electrical Safety: Options for Kids’ Rooms

Electrical Safety: Options for Kids’ Rooms

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on kids’ safety in the home and options you may want when making changes to the interior of your kids’ space. Tips include options for electrical outlets, for the room’s electrical lighting and ceiling fan ideas that can help eliminate electrical hazards and accidents with kids. Awareness is key when you’re making any permanent changes to your home’s interior, and when you consider the options that can make the space safer, you can also have greater peace of mind. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when making upgrades!

Special Thanks to BentonCountyEnterprise.com and to Brand Point for the article, Home Improvement Insight: Five Tips to Redesign with Kids’ Safety in Mind. 

Electrical Safety: Lightning Cautions

Electrical Safety: Lightning Cautions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on storms and lightning dangers and how you can protect yourself from electric shock. Tips include how to protect yourself around electrical devices, phones and other sources of power when lightning is in the vicinity and when it is safe to go outdoors again. Also mentioned is what you should do if someone is hit by lightning. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when storms are in your neighborhood!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for the article, Stay Safe From Lightning-When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors! 

Electrical Safety: Your Car and a Storm

Electrical Safety: Your Car and a Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on electrical storms and your car and what makes it a safe place to be. Tips include what NOT to do while in your car during a storm to avoid electrocution and how your car may be affected by the damaging electricity that lightning can cause. Stay  Electrically Safe and Smart during electrical storms, especially when in your car! 

Special Thanks to AutoCreditExpress.com, to Auto Credit Express, to Megan Foukes, to The Weather Channel and to National Lightning Safety Institute for the article, Your Car and Lightning: What Makes It Safe? 

Electrical Safety: When Lightening Is on the Radar!

Electrical Safety: When Lightening Is on the Radar!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on lightning and what you can do to avoid getting struck and shocked and…well we’ll leave it at that. Tips include lightning strike statistics, what types of lightning strike and what not to do during a storm with lightning to prevent electric shock in your home. Proceed with caution to keep yourself out of harm’s way when an electrical storm enters your neighborhood. Don’t take chances. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when lightning in on the radar!

Special Thanks to The-Journal.com, to Forrest Stone, Herald Staff Writer and to Governor John Hickenlooper for the article, Residents are encouraged to practice lightning safety. 

Electrical Safety: When You Want Lighting Outside

Electrical Safety: When You Want Lighting Outside

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on having lighting outdoors and what you need to do to stay safe and have it aglow. Tips include electrical safety with lighting fixtures, extension cords, power cords and proper amount of electrical load to avoid overheating. Also discussed is proper purchase and placement of lighting and associated equipment as well as maintenance to be sure your outdoor lights are working safely. The protection and requirement of GFCIs is also discussed. With all this in mind, light it up outside but be sure to do it the safe way! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your outdoor lighting use!

Special Thanks to TheDailyReporter.com, to Networx and to Laura Firszt for the article, Network: 7 Outdoor Lighting Tips to Keep You Safe This Summer. 

Electrical Safety: At Home with Family

Electrical Safety: At Home with Family

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on family and creating awareness of proper usage of electricity and its components to prevent injury or harm. Tips include the does and don’t of using electrical cords, prevention outlet overload, the benefits and protections Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs) provide, and electrical hazards signs to look out for that should be repaired as soon as possible to help prevent injury such as electrical shock and prevent electrical fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a family!

Special Thanks to ESASafe.com and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Electrical Safety at Home. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention Action

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Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention Action

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on protecting your home and family with steps you can take right now. Included are electrical fire related statistics and ways to protect yourself from electrical fires associated with misuse of outlets, extension cords and appliances and electrical hazards to look for with lights and fuses. Smoke Alarms are also mentioned and their proper maintenance to keep them in proper working order. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help prevent fires! 

Special Thanks to WayneCoJournalbanner.com, to Brandpoint and to NFPA for the article, Fire Safety Reminders to Protect Your Home and Family.

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Hazards with Lightning

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Electrical Safety: Outdoor Hazards with Lightning

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on Lightning Safety when playing outdoors and how you can protect yourself in the storm. Tips include ways to protect yourself when golfing, when boating, when hiking in the woods or at the ocean front when a storm arrives unannounced. We can take specific actions to limit our exposure to the electrical hazard of lightning when we taken unawares. Always remember that water and electricity don’t mix, so avoid it wherever you are outdoors so you don’t become the lightning’s path to ground. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when playing outdoors!

Special Thanks to The Travelers Companies Inc and to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the article, Lightning Safety Outdoors.