Electrical Safety: Winter and Holiday Hazards

Electrical Safety: Winter and Holiday Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on winter and holiday hazards and what you can do to protect yourself from electrical fires! Tips include Christmas Tree hazards, proper usage of electrical outlets to prevent overload, proper tree light handling, and the importance of smoke detectors in the case of electrical fires. Take care and be aware of how you decorate for the holidays, keeping electrical safety in mind. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during the holidays when it’s cold outside!

Special Thanks to GreenvilleAdvocate.com, to The Greenville Advocate, to Matt Hutcheson, to Captain Less Liller of the Greenville Fire Department and to the U. S. Fire Administration for the article, Safety Concerns arise amid cold weather, holiday. 

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: Tis the Season!

Electrical Safety: Tis the Season!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on this festive, celebratory time of year and how you can protect your home and loved one from electrical fires. Tips include proper placement and usage of electrical holiday lights, care for live Christmas trees, proper installation of electrical extension cords, proper usage of outlets to help prevent overload, cooking tips to prevent kitchen fires, safety tips for kids and pets, GFCI protection, and power line safety in case of a car accident. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during this holiday season!

Special Thanks to Lincolncourier.com, to Molly Hall, executive director of the Illinois Energy Education Council and Safe Electricity program for the article, Seasonal Electrical Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Holiday Light Tips

Electrical Safety: Holiday Light Tips

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a  special focus on holiday decorating and specifically holiday light installation. Tips include proper purchase, maintenance, installation and usage of holiday lights to help prevent outlet overload, electrical fires and electrical shock, depending on where you put them. These tips can help keep your holiday safe and free to be festive without fear of hazards. So as you decorate with holiday lights, be sure to take these precautions and enjoy keeping your season bright. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart for your holiday!

Special Thanks to Health.usnews.com, to Mary Elizabeth Dallas, a HealthDay Reporter, to the American Academy of Pediatrics and to ESFI for the article, Safety Firest When Stringing Holiday Lights. 

Electrical Safety: Tips to Protect Children When Decorating

Electrical Safety: Tips to Protect Children When Decorating

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on protecting children when decorating for the holidays. You will learn various ways children can be injured with decorating for Christmas, with a special focus on mouth burns from electrical shock, which, with vigilance, can be prevented. Tips include what hazards can be present where children reside and ways that you can protect your young ones from electrical shock and other dangers. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as parents of young children as you decorate for the holidays!

Special Thanks to MU School of Medicine, University of Missouri Health, MU Health, and to Dr. David Chang, for the video, Decorating Dangers. 

Electrical Safety: Tips for the Holiday Season

Electrical Safety: Tips for the Holiday Season

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock prevention and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the holiday season and how you can protect yourself in all your festivities. Included are electrical fires statistics and ways fires can start. Tips include proper holiday light installation and usage both indoors and outdoors, power line safety, proper purchase and maintenance of electrical cords, where NOT to decorate, LED advantages, GFCI protection, the importance of smoke alarms and Christmas tree care. When you create awareness with how you decorate your home, you can help prevent fires, shock and enhance the electrical safety needed for a happy holiday. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you prepare and enjoy your holiday!

Special Thanks to GrandCanyonNews.com, to Williams-Grand Canyon News and to Phoenix Fire Department for the article, Holiday Fire Safety Urged This Season. 

Electrical Safety: Be Warm Without Hazards

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Electrical Safety: Be Warm Without Hazards

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on keeping warm this winter without the hazards associated with misuse of heating appliances. Tips include the protection of carbon monoxide detectors, proper heater maintenance and usage, proper extension cords usage, and preventing outlet overload. Where you place these heating units and how well you take care of them can mean the difference between safe and warm versus dangerous. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this winter!

Special Thanks to KRTV.com, to Julianne Dellorso of MTN News, to Great Falls Fire Rescue,  to ESFI and NFPA for the article, Great Falls Fire Rescue Offers Residential Winter Safety Tips. 

Electrical Safety: Festive Steps toward Cheer

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Electrical Safety: Festive Steps toward Cheer

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on holiday decorating and ways you can stay safe while your holiday is bright. Tips include proper purchase, maintenance, installation and usage of electrical holiday lights, electrical decorations and extension cords. Also mentioned is proper usage and care of live Christmas trees, outlets and electrical devices both inside and outside. Also, staying safe as you cook and proper toy purchases to help prevent shock and fires. Take care to decorate safely and enjoy your holiday season full of cheer. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you celebrate the holidays!

Special Thanks to MyCentralOregon.com, to Bend Fire and Rescue and to Pacific Power for the article, 12 Ways to Holiday Electrical Safety.