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What to do about Home Electrical Power Surges and Spikes

How to Solve Electrical Power Quality Problems: It is probable that there is a problem with the main incoming power from the electrical provider.


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Electrical Question: For the last 4 or 5 days Ive been getting steady power surges or spikes.The lights will dim and brighten every fifteen minutes or so.

Any suggestions on possible causes and solutions will be appreciated.

This electrical wiring question came from: Jeremy, a Homeowner from Arlington, Texas

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Additional Comments: Very nice and informative website. It has been bookmarked for future reference.
Thank you.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Jeremy

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