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: Outdoor Holiday Decorating

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Holiday Decorating

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on Holiday Decorating Outdoors and what you can do to prevent injury or fire. Tips include proper purchase, usage and maintenance of holiday lights and extension cords as well as ways to help prevent overheating and misuse of electrical items, Also mentioned are the pros of GFCI and why you should have them installed for your outdoor electrical safety. Take care as you decorate and enjoy the holiday season without risk. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC wishes you a electrically safe, smart and joyous holiday season!

Special Thanks to TheTomahawk.com, to The Tomahawk, to Rick Thomason, UT-Johnson County Extension Director, to Michael Buschermohle, Engineer and University of Tennessee Extension Specialist for the article, Safety Tips for Outdoor Lighting during the Holidays. 

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: 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. 

Electrical Safety: Preparation for Happy Holidays

Electrical Safety: Preparation for Happy Holidays

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on holiday preparation for your home to help prevent mishaps when entertaining. Tips on space heater usage to help prevent electrical fires, proper maintenance of smoke alarms, and proper usage of electrical outlets and holiday light maintenance. Taking care and implementing preventative measures leading into the holiday season can make all the difference in your enjoyment of a holly jolly time! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this holiday season! 

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, to Southern Trust Home Services and to PR Newswire for the article, 10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays. 

Electrical Safety: Fire-Halting Decorating Tips for Halloween

Electrical Safety: Fire-Halting Decorating Tips for Halloween

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on decorating your home for Halloween both indoors and outdoors and how to keep your home and the kiddos safe for trick-or-treating. Tips include how to avoid electrical hazards with proper purchase and maintenance of halloween electrical decorations, tips on electrical lightning and proper usage of extension cords. Also, safety with installing lighting around power lines. Just being aware of your surroundings and making wise decorating choices can go a long way toward keeping your home and children safe this Halloween. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you decorate! 

Special Thanks to OC-breeze.com, to Orange County Breeze, and to Edison International for the article, Halloween Decorating Tips from Edison International. 

Electrical Safety: Focus on Children and Farm Functions

Electrical Safety: Focus on Children and Farm Functions

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the farm and how to keep children and workers protected on the job. Tips include what not to do with kids when doing farming tasks, maintenance and proper usage of power tools, equipment and plugs so as to protect from electrical shock and other hazards. Awareness and cautionary action are key toward prevention of accidents, injuries and even fatalities on the farm. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart on your farm during harvest time! 

Special Thanks to Farmanddairy.com and to FSA Andy for the article, Harvest Season Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Awareness and Action is Key

Electrical Safety: Awareness and Action is Key

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on electrical hazards that can be avoided in your home or business. Tips include proper use of outlets and appliances as well as the proper usage, placement and maintenance of electrical extension cords to help prevent fires. Also mentioned are the protection of GFCIs as well as proper purchase of electrical goods and repairs when needed. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and business owner to help avoid electrical hazards and fires!

Special Thanks to AcadiaInsurance.com, to Acadia Insurance and to Jim Mulligan for the article, 9 Electrical Safety Tips to Help Protect Homes and Businesses. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention to Avoid Animal Deaths

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention to Avoid Animal Deaths

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on barn safety and keeping animals out of harm’s way that can result from fires. Tips include various reasons that can cause barn fires, including electrical issues, and steps that can be taken to ensure proper usage of equipment as well as regular maintenance of that equipment and electrical devices. Extra precaution implemented can help avoid electrical fires and thus, keeping barn animals safe from fatality. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as farmers to help prevent fires! 

The views expressed in this article are not necessarily a reflection of the views at Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC. Our purpose for sharing this article is for electrical safety purposes. 

Special Thanks to HuffingtonPost.ca, to Riana Topan, Campaign Manager with Humane Society International/Canada, and to Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, for the article, Farm Animals Will Keep Dying if Barn Fire Safety Isn’t Taken Seriously.