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: Don’t Get Burned!

Electrical Safety: Don’t Get Burned!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and burn prevention tips with a special focus on proper usage of things that can cause burns when used incorrectly or unsafely. Tips include proper maintenance of electrical cords, the importance of smoke alarms plus burn care if an accident occurs. Taking action to prevent burns whether electrically based or otherwise can help reduce if not eliminate injury. Awareness is key to maintaining a safe home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart to help prevent burns! 

Special Thanks to Newswise.com, to Loyola University Health System, Loyola Medicine, and Anthony Baldea, MC, Director of Loyola’s Burn Center for the article, Loyola Medicine Burn Center Offers Safety Tips for Burn Awareness Week. 

Electrical Safety: Heating Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Electrical Safety: Heating Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on safe heating in your home and how to avoid electrical hazards associated with improper approaches to your heating sources. Tips include proper purchase, installation or placement, maintenance and usage of heating appliances and what you can do specifically to help avoid overheating which can lead to electrical fires. Awareness and proper usage is key to safely staying warm this winter. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during these colder months! 

Special Thanks to HealthNewsDigest.com, to Health News Digest (staff) and to ESFI for the article, Hot Tips To Help You Avoid Home Heating Fires. 

Electrical Safety: Extension Cord Extra

Electrical Safety: Extension Cord Extra

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on extension cords and the electrical hazards that may be present with usage and how you can avoid accidents or injury. Tips include proper purchase, maintenance and usage of extension cords, what not to do with extension cords and how to prevent overload. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when using extension cords! 

Special Thanks to RentalPulse.com, to Rental Pulse, to ESFI and to ARA Insurance for the article, Safety Tip: Using Extension Cords Safely. 

Electrical Safety: Winter Weather Warnings

Electrical Safety: Winter Weather Warnings

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the risks associated with cold weather and how to prepare for it without injury to yourself or your home. Tips include ways to use a space heater to avoid electrical fires and what not to do to decrease the risk of injury or fire. It pays to pay attention to proper usage of space heaters so you can stay safe and warm when it’s cold outside. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during these colder winter months!

Special Thanks to 13WMAZ.com, to WMAZ and to ESFI for the article and video news report, Ways to protect your home from the cold weather. 

Electrical Safety: Space Heater Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Electrical Safety: Space Heater Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on space heaters during this wintry time of year and what you can do to avoid electrical and fire hazards with space heater use. Tips include proper purchase, placement, usage and cautions about space heaters and the electrical hazards associated with improper usage. Tips also include what not to do with the heater to avoid electrical fires and to keep pets and children safe. Being aware of the hazards can go a long way to prevention of accidents and fires when using space heaters. So, stay warm with the risk!  Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner with your space heater usage this winter!

Special Thanks to TheWashingtonPost.com, The Washington Post, to Jura Koncius, Brett Brenner, President of ESFI, and to Jill Notini, Vice President of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers for the article, Five Things You Should Know About Space Heaters.

Electrical Safety: When The Temperature Dips

Electrical Safety: When The Temperature Dips

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on inside your home and what you can do to avoid injury or fire as a homeowner. Tips include proper usage and cautionary measures with heat producing large and small appliances, the benefit and protection of AFCIs, and proper usage of electrical cords to prevent overheating. When you take the time to be aware of the possible fire hazards in your home and take action to remedy them, you will greatly reduce the risk of electrical fires in the home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when those temperatures dip!

Special Thanks to Vicksburgpost.com, to The Vicksburg Post, to Terri Cowart Frazier, and to Vicksburg Fire Chief, Craig Danczyk for the article, Fire Chief advises fire safety during cold spell. 

Electrical Safety: Winter and Holiday Hazards

Electrical Safety: Winter and Holiday Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on winter and holiday hazards and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical fires! Tips include Christmas Tree hazards, proper usage of electrical outlets to prevent overload, proper tree light handling, and the importance of smoke detectors in the case of electrical fires. Take care and be aware of how you decorate for the holidays, keeping electrical safety in mind. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during the holidays when it’s cold outside!

Special Thanks to GreenvilleAdvocate.com, to The Greenville Advocate, to Matt Hutcheson, to Captain Less Liller of the Greenville Fire Department and to the U. S. Fire Administration for the article, Safety Concerns arise amid cold weather, holiday. 

Electrical Safety: Happy Holiday Decorating

Electrical Safety: Happy Holiday Decorating

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on holiday decorating indoors and outdoors and what you can do to protect yourself from accidents, injuries or even fatality during this holiday season. Tips include power line safety, proper purchase, maintenance and installation of holiday lights, proper use of ladders, outlets and extension cords to help prevent electrical shock or fire. Also mentioned is the extra protection of GFCIs for prevention of electric shock. Please be careful and aware of your surroundings, especially outdoors, when you decorate your home, so your holiday can be truly happy. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org and to Shawn Miller for the article, Use Precautions When Decorating Home for the Holidays.