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April 29, 2015

How to Protect Your Home From Electrical Power Surges

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Summer brings warm weather and sunny days, but there are also days with excessive heat and lightning storms. Electricity is in it’s highest demand in the summer and your appliances, such as your air conditioner and refrigerator, are working on overload to keep things cool. A power surge is likely during these time periods. A power surge is a sudden significant spike in your electrical current that can ‘burn out’ your appliances. Surges can also take place after an outage, when the power is coming back on.

Protecting your appliances is important. Whole house surge protectors can be easily installed with the help of Esposito’s Electric.

To read more about electrical power surges and your home, visit State Farm’s Learning Center.

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