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How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 10:13pm On Jun 05, 2017
Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

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Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 7:59am On Jun 06, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

other related article

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/27/led-lights-advantages-and-features/


http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/
Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by Repairnigeria(m): 8:59am On Jun 06, 2017
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Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 7:33am On Jun 07, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
[/quote][quote author=TalkElectricNG post=57231017]Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

other related article

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/27/led-lights-advantages-and-features/


http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/
Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 8:51am On Jun 13, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

Other related articles;

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

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http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/
Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 9:37pm On Jun 17, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

Other related article:

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/27/led-lights-advantages-and-features/


http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/
Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 7:17am On Jun 21, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

Other related articles:

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/27/led-lights-advantages-and-features/


http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/
Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 7:25am On Jun 21, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

other related article

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/27/led-lights-advantages-and-features/


http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/
Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 12:46pm On Jul 06, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
[/quote][quote author=TalkElectricNG post=57231017]Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

other related article

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/27/led-lights-advantages-and-features/


http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/
Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 5:45am On Jul 09, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

other related article

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/27/led-lights-advantages-and-features/


http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/
Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 10:50am On Jul 25, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
[/quote][quote author=TalkElectricNG post=57231017]Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

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Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 10:51am On Jul 25, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

other related article

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/27/led-lights-advantages-and-features/


http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/
Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 8:52am On Aug 13, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
[/quote][quote author=TalkElectricNG post=57231017]Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

other related article

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/27/led-lights-advantages-and-features/


http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/
Re: How-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges by TalkElectricNG: 9:03am On Aug 13, 2017
TalkElectricNG:
Has Nepa ever brought light and some appliances in your house got damaged? Has it happened to some one you know. This pieace explains in details what power surges which causes it are and how you can prevent them

What are power surges?

Power surges are very brief, usually lasting millionths of a second. They can vary in duration and magnitude, varying from a few hundred volts to several thousand volts.

Power surges damage appliances installed in home hence they can be very harmful. They can result from thunderstorms, intense heat, irregular or erratic power supply and also more importantly unstable distribution. Unstable distribution will increase the chances for surges to occur and the sad part of it is distribution companies can find it difficult to regulate distribution.

No matter where you live, your home experiences power surges. Electrical devices handle specific voltage level for which they are designed. Unfortunately, in cases where these devices are subject to higher voltages than they are designed for, damage will occur. Generally speaking the greater the voltages, and the longer the period over which they occur, the greater the chances damage will most likely occur.

To prevent these surges from occurring and possibly damage things at home, it is up to the ;you the consumer to to this.

Solution

Unplug devices not in use

The simplest and easiest way to deal with power surge problems is to unplug appliances not being used at any particular point in time. Usually in our homes we have the bad habit of leaving plugged in so many devices even though not being used.

There is absolutely no need leaving in power tools, washing machines or microwaves plugged in when we don’t need them. Since the refrigerators are required to always be on, we can do ourselves a lot good by reducing chances of surge occurring through the habit of switching off.

UPGRADE INADEQUATE WIRING

If you have an older home, inadequate wiring could be the cause. Some very old Electrical systems in homes will not handle large-capacity refrigerators, entertainment systems and computer equipment.

Some visible signs of inadequate wiring are frequent blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers, or lights that flicker or dim when the refrigerator or another large appliance kicks on.

Don’t ignore these symptoms – they’re a signal that something is wrong, and the problem may become a fire hazard.

FIX OVER LOADED CIRCUIT

If your home is modern , be careful the electrician you use for your house wiring ,you may have a problem with an overloaded circuit. Look out for two (or more) large appliances drawing power from the same circuit, especially in the kitchen. The easier way is to have a single circuit for each appliance if possible.

Another trouble spot might be a circuit with many smaller devices, such as a family room filled with computer and entertainment equipment.

Tell your electrician to establish dedicated circuits for each large appliance, and to divide rooms with multiple devices into separate circuits.


READ MORE BELOW

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/05/how-to-protect-your-home-appliances-from-electrical-power-surges68/

other related article

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/06/05/impact-of-trumps-paris-agreement-pull-out-on-africa/

http://talkelectric.ng/2017/05/27/led-lights-advantages-and-features/


http://talkelectric.ng/2017/04/26/solar-frequently-asked-questions/

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