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: Extension Cord Usage Gone Wrong

Electrical Safety: Extension Cord Usage Gone Wrong

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the use of extension cords and other electrical hazards that can lead to fires and what you can do to prevent them. Included are electrical fire statistics and how to reduce the possibility of fires in your home. Tips include proper usage of extension cords in conjunction with appliances and how to prevent overheating. Also mentioned are proper care of Christmas trees to prevent fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season and stay free of fires! 

Special Thanks to ABC27.com, ABC27 News, Dawn White, Lebanon Fire Commissioner, Duane Trautman, Joya Morrissey, owner of Lebanon Farmer’s Market, and to the National Fire Protection Association for the article, Three tips to prevent starting a fire in your home this holiday season. 

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: Tips for Home Fire Prevention

Electrical Safety: Tips for Home Fire Prevention

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on prevention of fire in the home and what action steps you can take to make fire less likely in your home’s electrical system. Tips include cooking safety, electrical hazards to be aware of, space heater usage, the importance of smoke detectors and how to maintain them, plus more. Being aware of how we use our electrical goods and maintaining them properly can go a long way toward fire prevention. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to prevent fires!

Special Thanks to TapInto.net, to TapInto Bloomfield Staff and to Acting Fire Official Tom Wilson for the article, Be Fire Smart with These Additional Safety Tips for Fire Prevention Week. 

Electrical Safety: Proper Procedures for Homeowners with Flooding

Electrical Safety: Proper Procedures for Homeowners with Flooding

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on homeowners dealing with the aftermath of hurricanes and flooding and how they can best protect themselves with their electrical systems in their home. Tips include proper generator usage and how to handle electrical appliances to avoid electrical shock. Also included are tips for recovering electrical components in your home’s electrical system after flooding and taking serious precaution when returning home after evacuation concerning the possibility of electrical hazards. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you recover from a hurricane and it’s aftermath in your home! 

Special Thanks to PRWeb.com and to Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) for the article, ESFI Promotes Electrical Safety Tips for Victims of Hurricane Irma and Harvey.

 

Electrical Safety: Hazards to Avoid after the Storm

Electrical Safety: Hazards to Avoid after the Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on avoiding contact with dangerous and hazardous scenarios after stormy weather that knocks out power and causes damage to your home’s contents and what you can do to stay safe. Tips include proper generator usage to avoid hazardous fumes, how to properly handle appliances with a generator, safety with power lines and how to deal with the electrical items in your home after the storm. Be careful, cautious and Stay Electrically Safe and Smart after the storm! 

Special Thanks to PalmBeachPost.com, to Palm Beach Post and to Eliot Kleinberg, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer for the article, Hurricane Irma: What Not To Do While Your Electrical Power Is Out. 

 

Electrical Safety: Avoid Shock After Stormy Weather

Electrical Safety: Avoid Shock After Stormy Weather`

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on recovering from severe weather and flooding and how you can protect yourself from electrical shock. Tips include proper generator usage and when you need a licensed electrician, proper appliance handling and safety around power lines with trees and ladder usage. Be aware of your surroundings, take extra precautions in the face of recovery to protect yourself from electrical hazards and possible fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner after the storm!

Special Thanks to News-journalonline.com for the article, Electrical Safety after Hurricane Irma. 

 

Electrical Safety: Appliances and Recovery from Water Damage

Electrical Safety: Appliances and Recovery from Water Damage

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on appliances and determining usability after flooding and water damage and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock post flood. Tips include how to assess appliance safety after flooding, the proper procedure to for disconnection to prevent electrical shock, and how to know when appliances need replacing. Always proceed with caution and take extra steps for safety when dealing with electricity and water to help protect yourself from hazardous shock that can be fatal. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart after the flood!

Special Thanks to Businesswire.com, to Business Wire, to Greg Crite, Manager of the Technical Assistance Group for GE Appliances, and to GE Appliances for the article, How to Assess Appliance Safety After Hurricane Harvey. 

Electrical Safety: Products and Power Lines Post Storm

Electrical Safety: Products and Power Lines Post Storm

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on dealing with recovery after severe weather and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical shock in the process. Tips include electrical safety and proper usage of portable generators, power line safety, as well as the issue of recovering your appliances if they have been damaged in the storm from flooding. Awareness and cautionary action is key to protect yourself from possible electric shock, which can be fatal. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you recover from severe weather both inside your home and in your neighborhood. 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC encourages extreme caution during the after math of recent Hurricanes, both Harvey and Irma, in Texas and Florida and offers condolence to those who are experiencing great loss. 

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, Markets Insider, PR Newswire, and to US Consumer Product Safety Commission for the article, Keep  Safe with Hurricane Irma.