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Test electrical surge protector
|Every 6 months: February, May (yearly)|
NOTE: The tasks and timings shown here for your Personal Computer are based on a single-family home (owned), located in Massachusetts, United States, with priority set at ‘1 star' or higher, for all possible goals.
If you set your personalization differently in your Home Wizard app, then you may get reminders for different tasks and timings in your recommended home care program for your Personal Computer.
A surge protector is an electrical device that protects delicate appliances from abrupt changes in electricity supply which might damage the appliance. A surge protector can be included as part of an electrical extension cord which goes from the wall electrical outlet to the appliance.
Check the manufacturer's recommendation for the proper procedure for testing the performance of your surge protector.
Avoiding Unscheduled Repairs
Health & Safety
The benefits of this task are high, as it helps ensure that your surge protector is prepared to protect your computer from power surges.
The cost of this task is very low. It is estimated that this task should only take a few minutes to complete, and the task is relatively easy to do. No specialized tools are required.
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