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: Cooking Cautions

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and general safety tips with a focus on cautions with cooking in the kitchen and how to avoid electrical and kitchen fires. Tips include a focus on children’s safety in the kitchen, a focus on flammables, cleanliness, and especially with use of electrical appliances and the importance of GFCIs in the kitchen. When we take the proper precautions to help prevent fires in the kitchen, we can save a life and damage to our homes. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart while cooking in the kitchen!

Special Thanks to Philly.com and to ESFI for the article, How to Prevent Home Cooking Fires. 

Electrical Safety: Outdoor Holiday Decorating

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a special focus on outdoor holiday decorating and how you can keep your home festive without a lot of hassle and keeping safety in mind, including helping to prevent electrical shock. Included are tips on what kind of holiday lights to purchase, what type of outlet should be installed outdoors, and how to keep things safe after installation. When you take special cautions to prevent electrical shock and electrical fires, whether for general safety or with weather related hazards that can interfere, you can make your holiday season extra bright. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you decorate your home for the holidays!

Special Thanks to Weather.com for the video and article, Get Festive with Outdoor Holiday Decorations. 

Electrical Safety: Holiday Hazards and How to Avoid Them

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Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with focus on the hazards of holiday decorating and how you can avoid electrical shock and fires. Included are avoiding counterfeit decorations, safe outdoor ladder use, correct decor purchase based on environment as well as proper maintenance of what you use. When we take the time to be mindful of what we buy, how we use it and how we maintain our decorations and holiday installations, we can help avoid those holiday hazards for a Happy Holiday indeed! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as you decorate and ENJOY!

Special thanks to Northumberlandview.ca and to Electrical Safety Authority for the article, Homeview: Is Electrical Safety at the top of your list? 

Electrical Safety: Holiday Hazards to Avoid

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips in regards to decorating for a holiday and how to stay safe during installation and preparation for your celebration! Included are does and don’ts for outdoor decorating, especially around power lines. Also mentioned is installation of outdoor equipment and keeping safety in mind. Extension cord maintenance, water/pool safety with electrical equipment as well as balloon safety around power lines is all included information. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during any holiday so you can celebrate hazard free!

Special Thanks to AZDailySun.com, to APS and to Michelle McManimon for the article, APS Urges Electrical Safety.

Electrical Safety: Wiring System Warnings for Docks

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety warnings and tips concerning keeping waters safe around boat docks and what electrical hazards may be present that can cause electrocution to local swimmers. Included are warnings about GFCIs tripping and the importance of electrical maintenance and inspections, both by docks and around homes. Also shared are tips for when you are swimming in dangerous waters and how to get out safely. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart both as boat owners as well as swimmers this summer! 

Special Thanks to Lakenewsonline.com, to Lake Sun and to Jeff Green, Ameren Shoreline Management for Lake of the Ozarks for the article, Electrical Safety Key for dock and home. 

Electrical Safety: Hidden Hazards Unveiled

 

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips and hidden hazards both indoors and outdoors that should be considered to help prevent electrical accidents, fires and fatalities. Included are electrical fire and fatality statistics which reveal the importance of electrical safety. Parents can be proactive with the electrical safety tips shared for both outdoors when kids play as well as indoors with a focus on the kitchen and bath and accidents that can occur there. With a focus on safety for parents and their kids, we can make the world a safer place, starting with the home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner and parent!

Special Thanks to NBC12.com, to Susan Bahorich, to Janell Hancock and Dominion Virginia Power, and to Pam Jaeger for the article and video, May is National Electrical Safety Month. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Tips for Kids and Parents

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical and fire safety tips for kids and their parents to help keep safe in the event of a fire. This video contains many tips for what to do in the case of a fire and what not to do that can start a fire, including electrical outlet dangers, fire starters, and telling an adult when something isn’t right. Included is the emphasis on children being removed from fires and how they can help firemen to find them if they can’t get out themselves. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart to help prevent and safely get away from fires in your home whether you’re a parent or a child!

Special Thanks to DSHS for the video, Fire Safety for Children-How to Teach Children About Fire Safety. 

 

Electrical Safety: AFCI Protection from Fires

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word with a focus on the fire protection AFCI (Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters) can provide when installed in your home’s electrical system. Arcing and how to protect your home from this fire-initiating issue is explained so you can understand the importance of having AFCIs installed in your home by a licensed electrician. Don’t take chances; have advanced protection to keep you and your loved ones safe in case of an arc-inducing situation that can be prevented. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner to help prevent fires! 

Special Thanks to ESFI.org for the video, Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) Virtual Demonstration. 

Electrical Safety: Renovation Risks and How to Avoid Them

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares some electrical safety tips in regards to any electrical renovations you want to do in your home, whether in the kitchen, bedrooms or entertainment centers, indoors and outdoors. Tips include different types of electrical products and how to avoid electrical fires by using the right one, whether outlets, ceiling fans or lights. Avoid fire hazards in your home whenever making electrical renovations and, as recommended, hire a licensed electrical contractor! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner! 

Special Thanks to the Electrical Safety Authority and to Steve Smith, General Manager for Central Region as well as Abdul Mirza for the video, Electrical Safety Hazards at Home.