Power Outages and How To Handle Them:
We all know how stressful it can be when the whole community suffers from extended power outages. Aside from the discomfort that it brings to people, it also affects other aspects such as communication, transportation, businesses, and many more.
It’s not rocket science that dealing with power outages is not easy. However, as an individual, there are things that we can do to protect ourselves from any harm that power outages can result to.
Below are some ways to protect yourself during a power outage:
- Close all freezers and refrigerators.
- Do not use generators indoors and keep it away from windows.
- Never use a gas stove to heat your house.
- Disconnect appliances and electronics to prevent electrical surges damage.
- Find alternative plans to refrigerate medicines or use power-dependent medical devices.
- If in need of heating or cooling, go to another location if safe.
- Look out for your neighbors.
Are you also suffering from extended power outages in your area? Let us hear from you.
Editor’s note on the Ways to Deal with Power Outages:
This piece is written to share some ways to protect yourself during a power outage. We’d be happy to help you take a step in the right direction, fight this issue, and better enable you to join in on any potential consumer class action. If interested, please send an email to Outreach@ConsiderTheConsumer.com, find us on Twitter or Facebook, or even connect with us directly on our website! We look forward to hearing from you all.
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