APS Offers Simple Tips to Keep Summer Safe

Apr 5, 2022
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When summer arrives, it's important to prioritize safety. APS (Arizona Public Service) understands this, and that's why they have offered some simple tips to keep summer safe for everyone. At Barrett Propane Prescott, we are committed to providing high-quality appliances and electronics that promote a safe and enjoyable summer experience. Here you will find valuable information and products to ensure a worry-free season. Let's dive into these essential tips!

Protect Yourself from the Sun

One of the key aspects of enjoying a safe summer is protecting yourself from the sun's harmful rays. Sunburns, dehydration, and heatstroke can quickly ruin your summer fun. Follow these tips to stay protected:

  1. Use sunscreen with a high SPF (Sun Protection Factor) whenever you go outside.
  2. Wear protective clothing, such as wide-brimmed hats and lightweight, breathable fabrics.
  3. Seek shade during the hottest parts of the day.
  4. Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water.

Pool and Water Safety

Summers are synonymous with swimming and water activities. While these are great ways to cool off, it's crucial to prioritize safety, especially if you have a pool or plan to visit one. Here are some pool and water safety measures to consider:

  • Always supervise children when they are in or near the water.
  • Ensure your pool has a fence with a locked gate to prevent unsupervised access.
  • Teach children how to swim at an early age.
  • Enforce basic water safety rules and use coast guard-approved flotation devices when needed.

Grilling Safety

Summer is also the season for delicious barbecues and outdoor cooking. However, it is essential to follow proper grilling safety precautions to avoid accidents. Here are some key tips to remember:

  1. Place your grill in a well-ventilated area away from structures and combustible materials.
  2. Clean your grill regularly to prevent grease buildup, which can lead to flare-ups.
  3. Check for gas leaks before lighting your propane grill.
  4. Keep a fire extinguisher and a bucket of water nearby, just in case.
  5. Always supervise the grill while it's in use and ensure it is fully cooled before leaving it unattended.

Stay Prepared for Power Outages

Summer storms can sometimes result in power outages, leaving you without electricity for hours or even days. It's crucial to have a backup plan to keep you comfortable and safe during these situations. Here are some tips to stay prepared:

  • Invest in a reliable generator to provide emergency power.
  • Keep a stocked emergency kit with essentials like flashlights, non-perishable food, and water.
  • Consider installing surge protectors to safeguard your electronic devices.
  • Have a communication plan in place to stay connected with family and friends.

High-Quality Appliances and Electronics for a Safe Summer

At Barrett Propane Prescott, we understand the importance of providing our customers with reliable and high-quality appliances and electronics. We offer a wide range of products that promote safety and enhance your summer experience:

Propane Grills and Outdoor Cooking Appliances

Our selection includes a variety of propane grills and outdoor cooking appliances that prioritize safety and offer excellent performance. Enjoy delicious barbecues without compromising on safety.

Pool Safety Equipment

We also provide pool safety equipment such as pool alarms, safety covers, and fencing options to help you create a secure swimming environment for your family and guests.

Power Backup Solutions

Ensure uninterrupted power supply during outages with our reliable power backup solutions, including generators and surge protectors. Stay connected and comfortable even when the electricity goes out.

Cooling and Ventilation Systems

Beat the summer heat with our efficient cooling and ventilation systems. From air conditioners to fans, we have products that will keep your home or workspace comfortable throughout the season.

At Barrett Propane Prescott, we prioritize your safety and strive to provide top-of-the-line products that enhance your summer experience. Visit our eCommerce store today to explore our extensive range of appliances and electronics designed to keep your summer safe and enjoyable.

With the valuable summer safety tips from APS and our high-quality products, you'll have the knowledge and equipment you need for a worry-free summer. Stay protected, have fun, and make lasting memories with Barrett Propane Prescott.