Increasingly, San Diego residents find themselves more and more dependent on electrical devices in this modern world. Our DVD players, gaming systems, microwaves and of course our computers are important to our quality of life and communication with our family, friends and in some cases, work contacts. Considering also that these electronic devices are not always cheap to replace and contacting a San Diego electrician isn’t an option to fix these devices, it is a good idea to consider the following in an effort to prevent damage from electrical surges or spikes.
What is an electrical surge or spike?
Electrical surges or spike events are typically defined as a “large current/voltage transients that occurs in an electrical signal or the power-line”.