With warmer days ahead, it is likely that you will be spending more time outdoors. Whether you are working in the yard or lounging by the pool, it is important to take proper safety precautions when using electricity. Here are a few electrical tips to keep you and your family safe this spring.
Inspect all power tools and electric mowers for damages
Damages can not only affect how your equipment works, but poses a safety hazard as well. Check your power tools and electric mowers for frayed wires, loose connections, or any other areas of wear and tear. Avoid using damaged electrical equipment until it has been fixed, and always be sure to store them in a dry place.
Keep cords, wires, and other electrical equipment dry at all times
Always be conscious of keeping electrical appliances and equipment away from sprinklers, garden hoses, and pools.
Avoid planting under power lines or near electrical equipment
Electrical appliances or systems may be disrupted as trees and bushes grow. Always be mindful of electrical systems when planting.
Watch out for power lines
Whether you are trimming tree limbs or climbing a ladder, always check to make sure there are no low hanging wires nearby.
Always make sure to unplug your outdoor tools when they are not in use. Be sure to store tools properly to prevent damages.
Always Affordable Electric consistently puts the safety of our customers first. If you have any questions or concerns about electrical safety, don't hesitate to give us a call. Always Affordable Electric is licensed and insured, and we are here to help you address any of your electrical needs. Give us a call at 215-927-1100 to receive a free quote from one of our experienced electricians.