Electrical Safety Tips:
Most power outages will be over almost as soon as they begin, but some can last for days or even weeks. Power outages are often caused by freezing rain, sleet storms and/or high winds, which damage power lines and equipment. Cold snaps or heat waves can also overload the electric power system. It’s important to be prepared for extended power outages, and to know how to speed up the power restoration process.
Storm-related electrical hazards
Getting power restored after a storm
Your local electric utility fixes the powerlines and other electrical equipment to restore power. As a homeowner, you are responsible for having repairs done to your own equipment.
Call Mackenzie Wiring Inc. to assist the restore of your power after a storm.
Electrical Safety Tips
When hooking up computers, appliances, TVs, game consoles and other electronics, it pays to be safe. Students and parents who know what electrical hazards to look for and how to address them will start the school year with peace of mind.
Protect yourself from injury and keep electronics running safely by taking the following precautions:
Every Fall, thousands of students move away from home to attend university or college in Ontario. When renting off-campus accommodations, have the landlord correct any electrical hazards before you move in, such as: