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: A Schooling on Shock

Electrical Safety: A Schooling on Shock

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on how the body interacts with electricity outside itself and how you can protect your body from electric shock. Tips include what to do when you need electrical installation and why you need to protect yourself from electric shock and its effects on the body. Take care of yourself and always be aware of the dangers electricity presents so you can protect yourself from injury or worse. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home!

Special Thanks to ESASAFE.com and to Electrical Safety Authority for the video, Preventing Shocks. 

 

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Project Pointers

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Project Pointers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on outdoor projects on and around your home and how you can protect yourself from accidents or even fatalities. Tips include who should do your electrical projects, digging safety, tree trimming safety and power line safety and extension cord usage. Being prepared before you get started on an outdoor home project can make the difference between a beautified home and an accident. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as as a homeowner! 

Special Thanks to Community.nfpa.org, to NFPA, to ESFI, and to Lisa Marie Sinatra for the article, 3 Tips to reduce risk when working on outdoor electrical projects. 

 

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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: Issues with Old House Wiring

Electrical Safety: Issues with Old House Wiring

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on older homes and the electrical wiring that may exist and cause electrical hazards. Tips include the benefits of electrical inspections, and the hazards you may find and see with such an overload and what is recommended to upgrade the system to help prevent electrical fires. It is important for your home to be able to handle the electrical load you need; please take appropriate action to help avoid electrical hazards in connection with fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner of older homes!

Special Thanks to SurfKY.com and to SurfKY News for the article, Is It Time to Update Your Home’s Electrical System? 

Electrical Safety: Older Wiring Fire Hazards

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Electrical Safety: Older Wiring Fire Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the electrical hazards older wiring in homes can bring, especially at this time of year, with decorations being plugged in to outlets. Tips include how you can determine if your home’s wiring is an older version that has the propensity to overheat when overloaded. Also mentioned are electrical cues that reveal a potential fire hazard in your ho me’s electrical system and when to get something looked at and repaired. Any electrical overload can cause a fire; so Stay Electrically Safe and Smart! 

Special Thanks to KPVI.com, KPVI News reporter, Deanne Coffin, and to Harley Shulz of S&S Electric for the article, Experts Say Electrical is the 3rd Cause of Household Fires in the Nation. 

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: Fire Starters To Be Aware Of

 

Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Electrical Safety: Fire Starters To Be Aware Of

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on electrical hazards that can lead to electrical fires and what you can do to avoid them. Tips include electrical fire statistics and hazardous signs such as burning odors, having the wrong sized circuit breaker in your panel box, and older wiring in homes. The benefits of Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs) are also mentioned as well as when electrical inspections can help prevent fires. If you want to know what should never happen with electrical outlets and other electrical items in your home and when to call a licensed electrician, check out these tips. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help prevent electrical fires and fatalities!

Special Thanks to Hopkinton.WickedLocal.com and to Andy RodenHiser for the article, Electrical Fire Warning Signs. 

Electrical Safety: How You Can Protect Yourself

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Electrical Safety: How You Can Protect Yourself

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on ways to protect yourself and your home from electrical hazards. Tips include issues to be aware of with your home’s electrical system that may require repair by a licensed electrician, electrical scenarios and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock and electrical fire. Also mentioned are weather related electrical issues that need addressing as well as the advantages of Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors. And don’t forget the proper use of power tools to help prevent electrical shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your home’s electrical usage and possible electrical hazards!

Special Thanks to LeaderTelegram.com and to Christina Thrun for the article, Electrical Safety No 1 Priority. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention for Older Homes

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Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention for Older Homes

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word of warning with a special focus on the fire risks of an older home’s electrical system and what you can do to prevent electrical fires if you own an older home. Tips include proper appliance use to as not to overload an electrical system and when to call a licensed electrician to see if you need an upgrade. Awareness of what kind of electrical system your home has and what you need to do to stay current with your electrical needs can go a long way toward prevention of fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as the owner of an older home!

Special Thanks to WALB.com, to Jim Wallace, Anchor, and to Sam Harris of the Albany Fire Department, for the report video and article, Officials Warn Residents After 2 Homes Damaged by Electrical Fire.