There is no question that technology is all around. While it brings a wide array of benefits to your life, it can also bring a new, unique mess – the many electrical cords you use for all your devices.
Did you know there are more than 25,000 electrical fires reported each year in the United States? It’s true, and the most common causes of these fires is the mishandling of electrical devices. Any time electricity is involved, safety is paramount. Even a small mistake can leave you with serious property damage – or worse.
When it gets cold outside, you may be looking for a way to stay cozy and warm inside. While an electric blanket can help to keep you warm at night, it’s important to keep in mind that it runs on electricity. This means that you need to have the attitude of “safety first” when you … Continue reading Stay Safe: Do’s and Don’ts of Using an Electric Blanket
When you are a new parent, it can be extremely challenging to keep up with babies and young toddlers who seem to be attracted to the most dangerous objects – such as fire and hanging electric wires. Unfortunately, according to information from the CDC, accidents are the top cause of death among children. In fact, … Continue reading Electrical Safety Tips for New Parents
Is your home prepared for a lightning strike? The fact is, heavy storms and lightning can cause serious damage all year long. A as result, you need to ensure your home doesn’t fall victim to the damages lightning is known for.
Have you ever walked into your house, flipped a switch and then noticed that your lights flicker when they try to come home? Or have you turned on one of your appliances in one room and then your lamp in a neighboring room flicker? While you may write this off as being something that “just … Continue reading Dangerous Electrical Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
It’s virtually impossible to imagine your life without electricity. In fact, the majority of the appliances you use on a daily basis have to have electricity to function. When running these appliances, electrical safety is a huge concern. The fact is, quite a bit can go wrong anytime you are using electricity – including electric … Continue reading Helpful Safety Tips for Your Home’s Electrical Appliances
There’s no question that the technology related to electrical safety in your home has come quite far in recent years. However, if you want to prevent issues or accidents, including electrical fires, you have to do your part. This means that you make sure that the electrical infrastructure in your home is safe and properly … Continue reading Helpful Tips to Prevent Electrical Fires in Your Home
When you need power, but the nearest outlet is just out of reach, what do you do? If you are like most people, you will reach for an extension cord. However, what you may not realize is that there is a huge difference in plugging in a cell phone charger near your bed and powering … Continue reading Helpful Tips to Choose the Right Extension Cord for the Job
Chances are, you have heard the old saying a time or two – “water and electricity just don’t mix!” This means, when it comes to hot tubs, pools or water features, it’s better to be safe than sorry.