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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY’S ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AGAINST STORMS

Thunderstorms and harsh weather that cause significant damage to your home’s electrical system. However, you can follow these simple tips to protect your property’s electrical system against storms:

#1 BE READY

Do not wait for storms to approach and cause damage to all major electrical systems. Be well prepared prior to the season. This ensures you are well-equipped to handle any problems that may occur. By being ready, there will be no need for you to worry about any problems and you can sit back and relax knowing your home is safe.

#2 PROTECT ALL ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS OF YOUR HOUSE

Check all electrical installation of your home on a regular basis. Some of the checks you can conduct include:

  • Make sure all power points or any faulty points are taken cared of

  • Call in experts to inspect the electrical fixtures and fittings

  • Wires that are exposed have to be repaired immediately and waterproofed

  • Check the cables on your roof and basements, as rats tend to chew on electrical wires (check out some tips here to prevent rodents from damaging your electrical wiring)

  • Check all indoor electrical equipment and appliances spaces as well