Skip Nav Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety tips with a focus on safety in winter months when fires are more likely. Included are electrical fire-related statistics and tips on proper purchase, use and maintenance of appliances, types of plugs, and placement of extension cords and when not to use them. Electrical hazards are also listed and caution to call an electrician when you have any of these issues going on in your home to help prevent fires and shocks. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner this winter! Special Thanks to TheReflector.com and to Washington State Fire Marshall, Chuck Duffy, for the article, Winter Months Call for Electrical Fire Safety.