Electrical Safety: Tips for Preventing Overload

Electrical Safety: Tips for Preventing Overload

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on reducing the possibility of overload that can lead to electrical fires and fatalities. Tips include proper use of outlets, extension cords, appliances and light bulbs. Also mentioned are electrical hazards to look out for and why it’s important for a licensed electrician to do the repairs. Also mentioned are the proper procedure for charging smart devices and the importance of electrical upgrades when your home’s electrical system is not enough to support your electrical usage. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your electrical usage to help prevent fires!

Special Thanks to CapeCod.com and to Massachusetts State Fire Marshall, Pete J. Ostroskey, for the article, State Fire Marshal Issues Tips in advance of Electrical Safety Month in May. 

Electrical Safety: When Students Learn The Dangers

Electrical Safety: When Students Learn The Dangers

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention information and tips with special focus on a current event for students and how they learned about electrical safety indoors and outdoors. Tips included power line safety, space heater safety and the importance of smoke alarms in the home. A Video is provided showing the students learning about electrical safety through the National Theatre for Children performance and through school activities. When our children are taught electrical safety, everyone benefits and they can be empowered to stay safe and know what dangers lurk with electricity all around them. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart, students! 

Special Thanks to PAHomePage.com, to Jayne Ann Bugda, to Cody Butler, to Priestly Elementary School, and to PPL for the article and video of this current event, PPL Gives a Lesson in Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention with Space Heaters

Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention with Space Heaters

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on space heaters and the associated hazards that can be present with improper usage and what you can do to protect yourself and your home. Tips include what type of space heater to purchase, cautions on counterfeits, proper placement in the home to avoid fire, when to shut it off, cautions with extension cords, proper maintenance of your space heater, and what NOT to do with one. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart in your usage of space heaters this winter to help prevent home fires!

Special Thanks to RedRiverMutual.com for the article, Space Heater Safety. 

Electrical Safety: Space Heater Dynamics

Electrical Safety: Space Heater Dynamics

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on space heaters with recommendations to help prevent electrical overload that leads to fire. Tips include the different types of space heaters, based on wattage and quality, size, tippabililty, and price. Also mentioned are proper usage and placement to avoid overheating and possibility of fire. Space heaters can be a convenient way to supplement heat in certain areas of your home; just be sure to do it safely. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with your space heater usage and any other electrical appliance usage! 

Special Thanks to FergusFallsJournal.com, to The Daily Journal, to Otter Tail Power Company, to Senior Market Planning Specialist, Therese Drexler, and to Safety Services Manager, Eric Hamm for the article, Tips for Buying and Using Portable Electric Space Heaters. 

Electrical Safety: Hazards in the Home

Electrical Safety: Hazards in the Home

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on hazards in the home and what you can do to avoid them. Tips include proper use of extension cords and outlets, how appliances should be plugged in, cooking safety to avoid kitchen fires, and the hazards associated with space heaters and how you can use them safely. Pay close attention and maintain and properly use the electrical goods in your home to help prevent electrical fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner!

Special Thanks to Blogs.lawyers.com, to Arthur L Bugay, and to the Philadelphia Fire Department for the article, Philadelphia Fire Department Compiles Home Fire Safety Recommendations. 

Electrical Safety: Avoid Fires with Space Heaters

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Electrical Safety: Avoid Fires with Space Heaters

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on the proper usage of space heaters and what you can do to avoid electrical fires. Included are electrical fire statistics in association with space heater misuse. Tips include proper purchase, placement, maintenance and usage of space heaters to avoid outlet overload, combustible fires, and other fire hazards in association with misuse of heaters. Also mentioned are the benefits of smoke detectors and their installation and maintenance for your protection in case of fire. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart with usage of space heaters this winter!

Special Thanks to News4Jax.com, to Ashley Mitchem, to Randy Wyse of Jacksonville Fire Rescue, to ESFI and NFPA for the article, Keep Warm Safely with JFRD Space Heater Tips. 

Electrical Safety: When It’s Cold Outside!

Electrical Safety: When It’s Cold Outside!

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety and fire prevention tips with a special focus on space heater use and avoiding electrical fires. Included are statistics of electrical fires involving space heaters and what you can do to avoid possible electrical hazards involving space heaters. Tips include proper purchase, placement, use and maintenance of space heaters such as when to turn it off, pet and child safety, what not to use a space heater for, how not to plug them in, and smoke alarm installation and maintenance for your fire safety. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart this winter with your space heater usage!

Special Thanks to Patch.com, to Tony Cantu of Patch Staff and to ESFI for the article, With Central Texas Cold Weather Here in Earnest, Space Heater Safety is Critical. 

Electrical Safety: Storm Hazard Awareness

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Electrical Safety: Storm Hazard Awareness

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, fire and shock prevention tips with a special focus on winter weather safety and awareness of the hazards they can hold and what you can do to protect yourself. Tips include power line safety and what you can do to prevent electrical shock when power lines are down. Space Heater safety is also mentioned, with a focus on proper purchase, maintenance, placement and usage of heaters as to prevent electrical fires. It pays to be prepared for winter storm outages and be safe too. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as homeowners in wintry weather!

Special Thanks to WEAU.com and to K.C. Brown of Xcel Energy for the article, Xcel Energy Offers Tips for Staying Safe in Winter Storm. 

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: Fire Prevention This Winter

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Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention This Winter

Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock prevention and fire prevention tips with a special focus on colder months when electricity is in high usage. Included are electrical fire statistics and what you can do to avoid them. Tips include proper use of large and small appliances, proper use and placement and maintenance of electrical cords, proper usage of outlets and proper placement and maintenance of smoke alarms. When we take care with how we use our home’s electrical components, we can help circumvent the possibility of fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner during the colder months!

Special Thanks to Kirklandreporter.com and to Washington State Fire Marshall, Charles Duffy, for the article, Reduce the Risk of Fire by Practicing Electrical Safety in Your Home.