Electrical Safety: Fire Hazard Highlights

Fire Hazard with Loose Connection in Outlet

Electrical Safety: Fire Hazard Highlights

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips and information with a special focus on electrical hazards that may be present in the home and what you can do to reduce the chance of electrical fires. Tips include proper placement and usage of extension cords and power strips, proper use of outlets, to prevent overload. Also mentioned are specific electrical hazards to look out for that could directly lead to electrical fires. Also mentioned are what NOT to do with “smart” devices to avoid overheating and fires. Electrical fire statistics conclude the information shared. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your electrical usage and keep an eye out for electrical hazards that can lead to fire! 

Special Thanks to Cambridgema.gov and to State Fire Marshal, Peter J. Ostroskey for the article, May Is Electrical Safety Month. 

Electrical Safety: Winter Weather Advisory

Electrical Safety: Winter Weather Advisory

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on winter weather and the hazards associated with such an occurrence. Tips include power line safety whether you’re on foot or in a vehicle and how to handle such an emergency. Tips also include how to protect your electronics if the power goes out so as to prevent damage. Also included are tips for preparing before the storm so you’re ready and safe. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during winter weather and its aftermath!

Special Thanks to SafeElectricity.org for this article, Weathering a Winter Storm. 

Electrical Safety: Hazardous Counterfeit Chargers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word of warning concerning counterfeit phone chargers and the dangers they present with overheating which can cause electrical fires, electrical shock and fatalities. Be sure to know what you’re buying to stay electrically safe no matter where you are when using a phone charger. It’s not worth the risk! 

Special Thanks to Electrical Safety Foundational International for this video, ESFI Counterfeit Charger Short. 

Electrical Safety: When Lightning Strikes!

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips in regards to when lightning strikes and how you can stay safe during a storm, whether you’re indoors or outdoors. Shared are the risk factors of being exposed to lightning and what to do if you get caught in a storm. Also included are tips for shock prevention in regards to your appliance and electrical equipment usage during a storm so you can be protected. It pays to stay on the side of caution when it comes to lightning to reduce your risk of electrocution. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during lightning storms no matter where you are!

Special Thanks to Safety.BLR.com and to the Lightning Protection Institute for the article, Safety Tips for Lightning Awareness Week. 

Electrical Safety: Be Safe and Save!

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical tips that can help you save money by taking simple steps to eliminate needless electrical waste and make the most of what you use already. Included are ways to choose when to draw power from your appliances, ways to save energy with your ceiling fans during the winter months, and the advantages of LED lighting and automatic timers. And a word about maintenance of your electrical system. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner in your use of electrical power this winter!

Special Thanks to WMBFNews.com for the article, Electrical Tips for the Winter Season. 

Electrical Safety: Electronics Purchase and Use

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips in regards to your purchase of new electronics, whether they be small or large appliances or the latest game consul. Shared are the proper use of electrical plugs and wire cords, what to look for when you are going to purchase a new electronic, proper placement of extension cords and when to use them, maintenance of appliances and what hazards to look for that say it’s time for a replacement. Also shared are the importance of surge protection. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when purchasing electronics! 

Special Thanks to SCE.tumblr.com and to Southern California Edison for the article, Shopping for Electronics? How To Protect Big Ticket Items. 

Electrical Safety: Protection from the Surge!


Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an informational video that warns against electrical surges and the damage those surges can create and how to protect what may be vulnerable to surges in your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to protect your electronics from surges!

Special Thanks to ESFI and to Youtube Channel klf0681 for the video: Surge Protection and Electrical Safety Tips from ESFI.

Electrical Safety: Preventative Measures to Halt Fires

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares some fire prevention tips for electrical safety as in preparation for Fire Safety Week. Included are several cautions and tips for proper use and maintenance of smoke alarms, extension cords, space heaters and Christmas lights as well as what to do and NOT to do in case of a kitchen fire when cooking. When we take action to help prevent fires, we can save our lives and our homes. 

Special Thanks to Stalbert.ca and to City of St. Albert for the article, Home Fire Safety. 

Electrical Safety: “Back to the Basics”

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips to prevent electrical hazards in your home, especially if you have a lot of electrical equipment in an older home; it’s easy to create an overload that can cause fires and other electrical hazards. Whether it’s your computer, extension cords or power strips, take care to use them properly to eliminate fire hazards. Also offered are tips for outdoor play with your kids and outdoor work in the yard to keep you safe from electric shock. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner!

Special Thanks to Ccecblog.com, to North Dakota Living Magazine, and to Cass County Electric Cooperative for the ariticle, May is National Electrical Safety Month.

Energy Efficiency: An Appliance Audit!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares some energy saving tips that can help you determine what action you can take with your appliances to curtain your electricity costs and implement proper usage with the best choices of appliances you can have in your home. Unplugging an appliance when not in use is a great way to save energy, and our resource today shares a list of appliances you can take action with today! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart by saving money with your appliances in your home!

Special Thanks to Cirtceleelectric.com and to David M. Specht for the post, Saving Money by unplugging Appliances.