Fall Back & Replace Smoke Detector Batteries!

Sunday, November 2nd at 2 a.m. is the end of Daylight Saving Time! Don’t forget to turn your clocks back an hour before bedtime on Saturday and, equally important, change the batteries in all of your smoke detectors. You might just save a life by doing so!

Be sure to test your smoke detector after changing the battery. Don’t assume that it works; you may have inadvertently loosened a wire or the connection may not be properly reset. And while you’re at it, check to see if YOUR smoke detector has been recalled. If your smoke detector does not work properly when tested, is older than ten years or has been recalled, call Nisat Electric at (214) 536-5555 right away to schedule your smoke detector repair or replacement. Working smoke detectors save lives!

Daylight Saving Time Tips

Looking forward to having an extra hour in bed on Sunday morning? If you don’t have young children or pets, that is; no matter how many times you explain Daylight Saving Time to them, they just don’t understand! We don’t have any tips for this problem; if you’ve found a solution, please comment below!

Five SIX Tips to ‘Fall Back’ From Daylight Saving Time

Experts suggest everyone should take steps to minimize the adjustment period. According to this ABC News article, Dr. Yosef Krespi, director of the New York Head and Neck Institute’s Center for Sleep Disorders, says “It will hit you Sunday evening, but if your body clock is tuned to waking up with sunlight, you’re going to benefit.”

1. Wake Up at a Normal Time Sunday Morning
2. Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries
3. Eat Well and Exercise
4. Get a Good Night’s Sleep Sunday Night
5. Try a Low Dose of Melatonin
6. Know That Your Body Will Adjust

Have you ever considered that ending Daylight Saving Time in favor of having daylight begin an hour earlier is dangerous? If so, you’re not alone. According to this article in Time, keeping the hour of sunlight in the evening rather than earlier in the day could prevent traffic deaths and save more than 170 lives annually.

Nisat Electric Reviews & Licensure
Nisat Electric is proud to maintain three different categories of electrician licenses in the State of Texas: Electrical Contractor, Master Electrician and Journeyman Electrician.  Please, take a few minutes to check out our reviews and licensure in the State of Texas and you will understand why thousands of customers entrust their electrical installation and repairs to Nisat Electric!

Visit our website or call Nisat Electric today at (214) 536-5555!

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Working Smoke Detectors Save Lives!

WARNING: The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued recalls for four smoke alarms/detectors this year.

Your life and home could be at greater risk if you have one of these models! Check to see if you have one of these units and find out what you should do:

  • Siemens Recalls Audible Fire Alarm Base Due to Risk of Injury (9/18/14): Affected models include SBGA-34 Audible Base. The audible base and fire detectors are used with several alarm systems; check the list at CPSC to find out if you are affected. Details
  • Kidde Recalls Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Due to Alarm Failure (9/11/14): Affected models include i12010S, i12010SCO, KN-COSM-IBA. Details
  • ESL, Interlogix Hard-Wired Smoke Alarms Recalled Due to Failure to Alert Consumers of a Fire (8/13/14): Affected models include 400 series: 429AT, 429C, 429CAD, 429CRT, 429CST, 429CT, 429CTAD, 449AT, 449C, 449CRT, 449CSRH, 449CSRT, 449CST, 449CSTE, 449CT and 449CTE as well as 500 Series: 511C, 518C, 521B, 521BXT, 521B-10PKDMP, 521B-10PKG, 521BXT-10PKG, 521BXT-DMP-10PKG, 528B, 528CRXT, 541C, 541C-10PKG, 541CXT, 541CXT-10PK and 548C. Details
  • Nest Labs Recalls to Repair Nest Protect Smoke + CO Alarms Due to Failure to Sound Alert (5/21/14): Affected models include all Nest Protect Smoke + CO alarms. The alarms are made of black or white plastic and are about 5.25 inches square with rounded corners and about 1.5 inches deep. Details

Smoke Detector Safety
When was the last time you tested your smoke alarms? Did you know that most home fire deaths happen when people are asleep? Don’t let this happen to you! Keep your family safe by installing smoke alarms on every level of your home and inside each sleeping area. Test the alarms once a month. Replace your alarms every 10 years.  Download Nisat Electric’s Smoke Alarm Safety Brochure here.

10% Discount on Smoke Detector Repair & Replacement
It’s a fact: if your smoke alarm was installed more than 10 years ago it needs to be replaced! Mention this article and receive 10% off labor for smoke detector repair and replacement during the month of October. Hurry! Offer ends October 31, 2014.

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Remember, working smoke alarms save lives!

Nisat Electric Licensure
Nisat Electric is proud to maintain three different categories of electrician licenses in the State of Texas: Electrical Contractor, Master Electrician and Journeyman Electrician.  Please, take a few minutes to check out our reviews and licensure in the State of Texas and you will understand why thousands of customers entrust their electrical installation and repairs to Nisat Electric!

Visit our website or call Nisat Electric today at (214) 536-5555!

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National Fire Prevention Week, October 5-11, 2014

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National Fire Prevention Week begins today!

This year’s theme is “Working Smoke Detectors Save Lives.” Did you know that two-thirds of fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarm, or smoke alarms that don’t work? Smoke Detectors SAVE LIVES! Protect your life and home by testing your smoke detectors MONTHLY and replacing the batteries ANNUALLY.

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Local Events

  • Plano – October 9th: Join Plano Fire-Rescue at one of the 13 fire stations for their annual Fire Prevention Week Fire Station Open House! Details
  • Plano – Ongoing: Plano Fire-Rescue’s LAFS (Life And Fire Safety) Clown Program is presented by Patches, Snozzle and Sheriff Sam who use music, magic and humor to teach fire safety to elementary-aged children. Shows are approximately 35 minutes long. Schedule
  • McKinney – October 12th: Join the McKinney Fire Department Open House at Central Fire Station located at 301 N. McDonald Street, McKinney from 2-4 p.m. During the event, firefighters will lead tours of the station and the McKinney Fire Department Museum, and provide overviews of trucks, ambulances and safety gear. Details
  • McKinney – Ongoing: The McKinney Fire Museum provides a visual history of the culture, technology and related facts of fire and emergency medical service from its earliest beginnings to the present. Located at Central Fire Station, hours depend upon availability of on-duty staff to assist visitors; call ahead! Details
  • Frisco – Ongoing: The Frisco Fire Clowns Red, Smokey, Skwert and Siren visit all Frisco ISD elementary schools to “clown around” and provide important safety messages to students. The importance of preventing fires, planning fire escape routes, testing smoke detectors, knowing how & when to dial 911 are among the topics covered. Details

Recommended Reading

  • How Fire Safe is Your Home? (Texas Department of Insurance) Details
  • Preparing a Home Fire Escape Plan (Texas Department of Insurance) Details
  • Safety Information for Consumers (National Fire Protection Association) Details

Fire Safety Quizzes

  • For Kids: Fire Safety (Scholastic) Quiz
  • Ultimate Fire Safety (How Stuff Works) Quiz
  • Test Your Fire Savvy (American Red Cross) Quiz

Videos

  • For Kids: Sparky Says Join My Fire Safety Club (NFPA) Video
  • Fire Power – Revisited! (NFPA) Video

Remember, fire spreads quickly! Don’t put your personal safety at risk gathering valuables or making a phone call. In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames!

Nisat Electric Licensure
Nisat Electric is proud to maintain three different categories of electrician licenses in the State of Texas: Electrical Contractor, Master Electrician and Journeyman Electrician.  Please, take a few minutes to check out our reviews and licensure in the State of Texas and you will understand why thousands of customers entrust their electrical installation and repairs to Nisat Electric!

Visit our website or call Nisat Electric today at (214) 536-5555!

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