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Power Quality - Part 2
By Dave Rongey
Summary: Maintaining power quality is possible when your home is protected with devices that will minimize occurrences that can create a number of problems. This article explains the areas of your home you should consider protecting with power conditioning devices.
What is Surge Protection Power Conditioning and How will it Benefit My Home?
Surge Protection Power Conditioning
A surge protective device protects your electrical wiring equipment and appliances from voltage surges and spikes that interfere with their normal operation.
These surges can cause immediate physical damage to your appliances, electronics and electrical wiring, wear them down over time or create interferences that cause them to malfunction.
Leading manufacturers of surge control devices, have developed devices to protect your home electrical wiring system and maintain safe power quality.
What does Surge Protection Power Conditioning do?
Power surges can be generated from external sources outside such as lightening, or from internal sources such as other electronics and appliances. You may be unaware that surges can also enter through telephone lines and cable TV or satellite dish connections. These surges can cause immediate physical damage to your appliances, electronics and electrical wiring, wear them down over time or create interferences that cause them to malfunction. Leviton, a leading manufacturer of surge control devices, has developed an entire system to protect your home electrical wiring power quality. Surge Protection Power Conditioning works by protecting your home’s electrical wiring and electrical service panel from outside surges with “point-of entry” devices and protecting your electronics and appliances inside your home with“point-of-use” devices.
Surge Protection Power Conditioning Helps Protect Your Home
Why Surge Protection Power Conditioning?
There are a number of options to help you
make your home electrical wiring power quality and its electrical wiring energy efficient
and protect your
valuable electronics from power surges.
ahead today with Surge Protection Power Conditioning … can make a different tomorrow.
The Safest Way to Test Electrical Devices and Identify Electric Wires!The Non-Contact Electrical Tester
This is a testing tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and is the first test tool I grab to help identify electrical wiring. It is a Non-contact tester that I use to easily Detect Voltage in Cables, Cords, Circuit Breakers, Lighting Fixtures, Switches, Outlets and Wires. Simply insert the end of the tester into an outlet, lamp socket, or hold the end of the tester against the wire you wish to test. Very handy and easy to use.
The Quickest Way to Check for Faulty Electrical Wiring!The Plug-In Outlet Tester
This is the first tool I grab to troubleshoot a problem with outlet circuit wiring. This popular tester is also used by most inspectors to test for power and check the polarity of circuit wiring.
It detects probable improper wiring conditions in standard 110-125 VAC outlets Provides 6 probable wiring conditions that are quick and easy to read for ultimate efficiency Lights indicate if wiring is correct and indicator light chart is included Tests standard 3-wire outlets UL Listed Light indicates if wiring is incorrect Very handy and easy to use.
Strip Off Wire Insulation without Nicking and Damaging the Electric Wire!The Wire Stripper and Wire Cutter
My absolute favorite wire stripping tool that I have had in my personal electrical tool pouch for years, and this is the tool I use to safely strip electrical wires.
This handy tool has multiple uses:
The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
The end of the tool can be used to grip and bend wire which is handy for attaching wire onto the screw terminals of switches and outlets..
The wire stripper will work on both solid and stranded wire. This tool is Very Handy and Easy to Use.