Rain and wind can cause serious damage to your home/business affecting your appliances and electronic equipment, lack of regular maintenance of them can also cause severe damage, below a few tips to prevent damage:
- Check the hose connection to the water supply on your washing machine, dishwasher and refrigerator (in case it has an ice-maker) to make sure it is securely attached and is not leaking. Replace the hose if a problem is found or every three to five years as a part of a proactive maintenance program. Look for discolored, warped or soft flooring materials nearby your appliances, these can be signs that something is not right with them.
- In order to protect your appliances from a Power Surge a professional electrical installation is recommended, as well as a periodic revision of the installation.
- Use regular surge protectors and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) to protect your electronic equipment from a rise in electrical tension.
- Check your Insurance Coverage to make sure, in case of water or power surge damage, your appliances and electronic equipment is protected.