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How to Improve Your Power Quality

The Importance of Power Conditioning: Power Conditioning may help prevent Electrical Failures from Abnormal Conditions, Power Conditioning to Protect Your Electronic Devices and Cell Phone

Installing Power Conditioning to Protect Your Home
Electrical Question: An electrical spike zapped our transformers and I’m trying to figure out what caused it. I’m not an electrician by a long shot, so I’ll put in all of the information that I know about, and hope that one of you electrical whizzes can help.

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My main question is whether I can reasonably lay the blame on this outage (and my burned out transformers) on the air conditioner installers.

Thank you for your help!

This home electrical repairs question came from: Yaacov, from Israel

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Yaacov.

The Importance of Power Conditioning

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
Power problems may be prevented with Surge Strips and Power Conditioners, however a whole solution will require identifying the power abnormalities and then selecting and installing the appropriate device.

Power Conditioning may help prevent Electrical Failures from Abnormal Conditions

Yaacov, I commonly try to stay away from arbitration issues due to my limited exposure to the projects of others and I understand your situation, so I will discuss this matter somewhat and hope that it will assist you.

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