Electrical Safety: Every Room Needs Attention

Electrical Safety: Every Room Needs Attention

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on the whole house and what you can do to help maintain your home’s electrical system! Areas covered include outlets, electric blankets, heaters, appliances, power tools, swimming pools and more. Awareness and action are key to keeping your home safe for you and your loved ones. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your whole house! 

Special Thanks to Consumer.Healthday.com, to Len Canter, Health Day Reporter, to Health Day News and to US Consumer Product Safety Commission for the article, Home Check: Electrical Safety Room-by-Room. 

 

Electrical Safety: Severe Weather and the Hazards to Avoid

Electrical Safety: Severe Weather and the Hazards to Avoid

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on severe weather and the associated hazards present with lightning and what you can do avoid them. Tips include power line safety, especially after a storm, the dangers of metal fences, and what to do when there’s flooding in your neighborhood after severe weather. It is necessary to take all precaution when the damage of severe weather comes to your neck of the woods since shock hazards are everywhere. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during and after severe weather and lightning hazards! 

Special Thanks to Markets.businessinsider.com, to Georgia Power and to the National Weather Service for the article, Georgia Power offers safety tips for Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 24-30). 

Electrical Safety: Associated Hazards During Storms

Electrical Safety: Associated Hazards During Storms

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on Hurricanes and the associated hazards that can be present and how to avoid them. Tips include specific actions to take with storms, both before and after, smoke alarm maintenance, proper usage of extension cords, generator installation and usage, and what to do with appliances if they get wet during the storm. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart during Hurricane Season and be prepared! 

Special Thanks to SCNow.com, to PR Newswire, USNewswire, and US Consumer Product Safety Commission for the article, It’s Hurricane Season: You Have the Power to Be Prepared! 

Electrical Safety: A Comprehensive View

Electrical Safety: A Comprehensive View

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on awareness of using electrical components, and how you can protect yourself from injury or even death. Tips include proper usage of appliances, lawn mowers, garden tools, power tools as well as cautions with tree trimming and safety around the swimming pool and hot tub and near downed power lines. Be super careful and cautious when it comes to using anything electrical. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, both indoors and outdoors!

Special Thanks to BobVila.com and Donna Boyle Schwartz for the article, These Electrical Safety Tips could save your life.

Electrical Safety: For You and Your Child in the Kitchen

Electrical Safety: For You and Your Child in the Kitchen

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the kitchen and how to keep cooking safe for you and your children. Tips include the importance of GFCI protection, small appliance safety, the importance of smoke alarms when cooking, and other tips to help prevent fires and electrical shock. When you instill safety in the kitchen with your kids, it can help build an awareness they can take with them into your kitchen or anyone else’s. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when cooking! 

Special Thanks to SouthEastSun.com and to Electrical Safety Foundation International for the article, Twenty Ways to Cook Up Some Safety at Home. 

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Severe Weather

Electrical Safety: Power Lines and Severe Weather

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on severe weather and the electrical hazards associated with downed power lines and what you can do to avoid electric shock. Tips include what to do when power lines are down in your neighborhood after severe weather. Always proceed with caution so you don’t end up walking in and not being able to walk out. Power lines are powerfully dangerous and must be treated as such. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart when severe weather hits where you live! 

Special Thanks to Kearneyhub.com, to Hub Opinion, to Nebraska Public Power District and to Art Wiese, Director of Delivery of NPPD for the article, Beware Weather, Electrical Dangers. 

Electrical Safety: When It’s Storming’ Out

Electrical Safety: When It’s Storming’ Out

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on storms and how to stay safe before, during and after a storm, whether it be typical or severe in nature. Tips include safety with power lines to avoid electrical shock, safety with generators when the power goes out, and safety with appliances in order to avoid shock and handle them post storm. Always proceed with caution when it comes to dealing with anything electrical in association with stormy weather so you can be prepared and prevent accident, injury or even fatality. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner when it’s stormin’ outside! 

Special Thanks to RedBluffDailyNews.com, to PG&E and to Pat Hogan, Senior Vice President of Electric Operations for the article, Utility Offers Tips for Storm Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Spring Time Savvy

Electrical Safety: Spring Time Savvy

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a special focus on being spring-time savvy both indoors and outdoors to help prevent electrical accidents and injury. Tips include electrical safety around power lines, when dealing with trees, digging in your yard, proper appliance and power cord safety, outdoor lighting and the importance of smoke alarms. Make this spring the perfect time to get your electrical safety savvy on, enjoy the outdoors knowing you have taken the right steps to prevent unnecessary hazards in and around your home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart! 

Special Thanks to FatCatWebProductions.com, to The Paper, to Entergy Texas, Inc and to Stuart Barrett, Vice President of Energy Texas Customer Service, for the article, Spring Forward Safely. Longer Days, More Time Outdoors Calls for Safety Awareness. 

Electrical Safety: GFCI Protection

Electrical Safety: GFCI Protection

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and shock prevention tips with a focus on Ground Fault Circuit Interruptors (GFCIs) and their protection from electrical shock. Explained are the differences between a breaker and an outlet and the benefits they provide to keep you safe and in what context. Also explained are how a GFCI works to protect you and why it’s really important to have them installed in your home. Being aware of how electrical components work and why they should be installed is a great way to be proactive with your own electrical safety. So, Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your home!

Special Thanks to PopularMechanics.com, to Popular Mechanics, and to Roy Berendson for the article, What You Need to Know About GFCI Outlets.

Electrical Safety: Don’t Get Burned!

Electrical Safety: Don’t Get Burned!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and burn prevention tips with a special focus on proper usage of things that can cause burns when used incorrectly or unsafely. Tips include proper maintenance of electrical cords, the importance of smoke alarms plus burn care if an accident occurs. Taking action to prevent burns whether electrically based or otherwise can help reduce if not eliminate injury. Awareness is key to maintaining a safe home. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart to help prevent burns! 

Special Thanks to Newswise.com, to Loyola University Health System, Loyola Medicine, and Anthony Baldea, MC, Director of Loyola’s Burn Center for the article, Loyola Medicine Burn Center Offers Safety Tips for Burn Awareness Week.