A huge power surge destroyed all my electrical appliances. Who is to blame?

Answer In many states, the local electrical utility is responsible for delivering proper power to their customers and when they don't, they can be required to replace any damaged equipment. They get to s... Read More »

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Can a sudden power outage damage electrical appliances?

On One Hand: A Power Outage Won't Damage AppliancesThe power outage itself shouldn't harm electric appliances, unless faulty wiring is a problem. When a power outage occurs, though, major appliance... Read More »

How to Recycle Electrical Appliances?

Electrical appliances are not just bulky additions to a landfill. These items are hazardous to the environment when disposed of incorrectly. Taking the time to recycle appliances that no longer wor... Read More »

Problem with the electrical appliances.?

If you tripped the main, go back to the panel and turn off _EVERYTHING_!Then, with everything else off, turn the main back on. Wait five (5) minutes to allow any refrigeration or HVAC systems to eq... Read More »

Electrical Appliances that Use Electromagnets?

Electromagnets use the flow of electric current in a wire to create a magnetic field. That magnetic field can in turn be used to induce current in another wire or to power motion, as in the case of... Read More »