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Electrical Tips

shutterstock_230583559Most of us only think about our electrical system when it shorts or blows. By then, it’s usually something that requires and electrician and will be costly to repair. Whether we are talking about your home or your place of business, there are some simple things that you can do to make sure you don’t have to call the electrician, or worse, end up with an electrical fire.

  1. Use surge protectors on all electronics. A surge protector is cheap, especially when compared to the cost of replaces your HDTV because a power surge fried it.
  2. Don’t overload any one circuit. Be aware of how much power your appliances and electronics need and make sure to spread the demand around to avoid overloading.
  3. If you lose power to a part of your apartment, be sure to check the breaker box to ensure it didn’t trip. If it still doesn’t work, please call the office to have maintenance check out the problem.
  4. Be sure to check that all of your smoke detectors are in working order. If it required by statute that you immediately report smoke detector malfunctions to us.

If you have any questions regarding the electrical system please feel free to contact the office, 239.995.1008.

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