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Blog Author Steve Hudgik

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Managing Water-Damaged Electrical Equipment

Serious flooding is impacting several areas of the country, and with the potential for hurricanes and additional storms, knowing how to handle water-damaged electrical equipment is an important subject. The current issue of the NEC Digest, a quarterly publication, has an article about this topic.

The introduction of the article raises some commonly heard questions:

"Flood waters from both hurricanes and heavy thunderstorms can cause serious weather damage. That means no matter where they are in the United States, electrical contractors can face frantic questions from home and business owners in the wake of a natural disaster. Can their equipment can be dried out? Are their circuit breakers okay to use? Can their switchboard be re-energized?"

Get updated on what you need to know should it become necessary to deal with water damaged electrical equipment with this excellent article.

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At 12:12 AM, Anonymous Electrical Rewiring said...

Thanks for this informative post


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