Surge Protectors

by Jill Waterman ·Posted
Did you know that power cords and surge protectors have a limited lifespan? It’s true! With continuous use, these products gradually become less effective, so you should try to replace them every 3–5 years. If this is a shock (ha ha), you’re not alone. There are a lot of not-so-obvious dos and don’ts when it comes to electrical safety, so let’s review with a surge protector and power strip rundown.       Safety Basics We’ll start with some basic information about power cords and work our way into the nitty gritty. What is the difference