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: Kids’ Tips

Electrical Safety: Kids’ Tips

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips for kids as they prepare to go back to school and what they can do to stay safe both indoors and outdoors. Tips include what to avoid to keep yourself safe around power lines, what to stay away from to avoid electrical shock and how to stay safe around outlets so that they only provide the proper convenience of electricity without any danger to you. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart no matter where you are, kids and enjoy your back to school time!

Special Thanks to Cuivre.com and to Cuivre River Electric Cooperative for the article, Back -to-School Safety Tips for Kids. 

Electrical Safety: Tamper Resistant for Kids’ Protection

Electrical Safety: Tamper Resistant for Kids’ Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on protecting kids from electric shock with outlets. Tips include statistics of child injury with outlet tampering, and the protection TRRs (Tamper Resistant Receptacles) provide and why a licensed electrician should be the only one to install them. Please take care to protect your children from electric shock and take action to ensure their electric safety. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a parent with young children! 

Special Thanks to ESFI.org and to the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the article and infographic, Tamper Resistant Receptacles: Is Your State Keeping Children Safe? 

Electrical Safety: Indoors and Outdoors

Electrical Safety: Indoors and Outdoors

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on reducing the risk of accidents and injuries and even deaths in connection with electrical contact and/or electrical equipment on the job or in the home. Tips include safety with TRRs (tamper resistant receptacles), GFCIs (ground fault circuit interruptors), Surge protectors, and other equipment that can protect you from electrical shock and fire. Also shared are important safety tips regarding swimming around boat docks and in swimming pools and what to do if someone is being shocked in the water to help prevent ESD (electric shock drowning). In addition, tips for bringing your home’s electrical system up to code are also provided. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart both indoors and outdoors! 

Special Thanks to Upmatters.com, to LARA’s Bureau of Construction Codes and Director Keith Lambert, and to ESFI for the article, May is National Electrical Safety Month. 

Electrical Safety: Keeping Kids Safe

Electrical Safety: Keeping Kids Safe

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on children’s safety in the home with outlets and the best way to protect them from electrical shock. The benefits of Tamper Resistant Receptacles is explained and why it’s a safety mechanism worth having installed versus plastic covers. Electrical accidents with children statistics is included as well as a full description of what TRRs actually do to protect your children. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as parents of young children and keep them safe from electrical shock.

Special Thanks to EmpoweringMichigan.com, to RoNeisha Mullen and to ESFI for the article, May is National Electrical Safety Month.

Electrical Safety: When Usage Increases

Electrical Safety: When Usage Increases

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on increased electrical usage and how you can protect yourself. Included are electrical fire statistics and how you can avoid these hazards. Tips include proper extension cord placement and usage, outlet safety and usage,  proper appliance placement, usage and maintenance, and the protection of smoke alarms and their maintenance. Being aware of your electrical usage and maintaining the electrical components you own can help reduce or eliminate fire hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your electrical usage!

Special Thanks to SCNews.com, to Stanwood Camano News, to SC News Staff, and to Camano Island Fire and Rescue, Washington State Fire Marshall, State Patrol and Charles Duffy for the article, Practice Electrical and Security Safety, Reduce Risk in Your Home. 

Electrical Safety: Proper Usage Can Help Protect

 

Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Electrical Safety: Proper Usage Can Help Protect

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on fire prevention in the home. Included are electrical fire statistics and tips to help prevent overload with can lead to electrical fires with outlets, extension cords, improper appliance use and other electrical activity. Also included are benefits of Arc Fault Circuit Interruptors (AFCIs), Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs) and Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR) for protection and safety from electrical shock and fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home to help prevent fires!

Special Thanks to NJ.com, to Patrick Villanova of The Jersey Journal, to PSEG and NFPA for the article, 10 Tips for preventing electrical fires. 

Electrical Safety: Proper Usage of Equipment

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Electrical Safety: Proper Usage of Equipment

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical equipment in your home and how you can prevent fires by using everything appropriately. Included are electrical fire statistics as well as tips for proper appliance usage, the advantages of Tamper Resistant Receptacles for child safety, proper placement of electrical cords to avoid overheating which can lead to fire, and proper maintenance of all electrical good in your home. Paying careful attention of your use of electrical items and taking good care of them will help reduce the risk of fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to prevent fires!

Special Thanks to Lacrossetribune.com, to Cassie Colson, and to NFPA for the article, NFPA Highlights Tips for Electrical Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Triggers and How to Avoid Them

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Electrical Safety: Fire Triggers and How to Avoid Them

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on proper use of electrical equipment, especially when maintaining or upgrading your home. Included are electrical fire statistics and tips that share how to use and maintain electrical cords and outlets as well as some fire triggers that may be present in your home and when to call a licensed electrician for repair. Let’s take action to eliminate fire hazards from our homes by taking good care of what we own that uses electricity. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and avoid fire starters!

Special Thanks to PSEGLINY.org, to PSEB Long Island, and to National Fire Protection Association, for the article, PSEG Long Island Commemorates National Fire Protection Week 2016. 

Electrical Safety: Outlet Information for Your Protection

Electrical Safety: Outlet Information for Your Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips and information with a special focus on the different kinds of outlets available and how they protect you in your home. Discussed are Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs), Arc Fault Circuit Interruptors (AFCIs) and Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRRs) and the imperative protection each of them provide. Whether you’re trying to protect children from shock in connection with playing with an outlet or preventing fires, installation of these outlets can bring the protection you need when installed by a qualified, licensed electrician. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and be sure your family and home is protected from fire and shock! 

Special Thanks to ESFI for the video, ESFI: Outlets, The Ins and Outs – Do You Need to Upgrade?