Shut down before surge

2015-07-14 06:00

I HAVE read in the print media that insurance companies have been inundated with claims arising from electrical surges due to power shedding.

I too have been one of those claimants and have lost a television set and a decoder, and I have been given some good advice which is: when you are at home and the pleasure of living has been switched off, go to your distribution board and move all the white switches down.

When you see the streetlights come back on, move all the switches to the up position one by one, and your appliances will operate as they were intended.


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