In Pakistan, load shading is one of the issues that are available from generations. Load shedding results when the demand and supply of electricity are not balanced. It means some part of the day or from week electricity is not available for consumer in Pakistan, for managing the balance of electricity. In Pakistan, there are no proper announced timings for load shedding, sometimes poor infrastructure of electricity supply is the cause in the interruption for proper supply electricity. Costly best home appliance in Pakistan cannot able to perform well due to above-mentioned problems. Air Conditioners, Inverter ACs, refrigerators and LED TVs function throughout all day, fluctuation causes serious problems, this result in the loose of costly appliances on you spend thousands to purchase them. Here are some tips for precautionary measures for saving them load shedding before regretting.
6 Ways to Protect your appliances from Voltage Spikes due to load shedding in Pakistan
- Buy inverter Based Appliance
- Switch off the Appliances during Loads shedding
- Use surge Protecting Fuse based Power Strips
- Control Fluctuation through Quality Stabilizer
- is Alternative Electricity Source is Powerful Enough
- warranty and Insurance of Appliances
Buy inverter Based Appliance
Inverter Technology is available in Pakistan long ago, a widely available in-home appliance such as ACs, Fridges, Refrigerators, etc. Inverter appliances can run effetely on low voltage without losing performance and save even electricity as well. Due to low voltage startup, inverter-based appliance consumes less electricity which makes them compatible with electricity fluctuation.
Switch off the Appliances during Loads shedding
In case you don’t have inverter-based appliances then you should track the schedule about load shedding in your area, switch off your appliance during load shedding hours. This solution certainly is best, all you need is to turn off the appliances manually and turn back them on when you know the supply of electricity is stable.
Use surge Protecting Fuse based Power Strips
The simplest and cheapest way to protect your appliances is plugging your appliance by plugging them into built-in fuse-enabled power strips. This type of strip is equipped with a fuse that is designed to fail when voltage fluctuates, this cuts electricity to your appliance and protects them from voltage interruptions. Multitype power strip options are widely available in the Pakistani market.
Control Fluctuation through Quality Stabilizer
Using quality stabilizers to stable home appliances is the best way. This method is a smart way to control fluctuation but this solution is not a 100% full-proof solution to avoid electricity damage. This solution of using a stabilizer reduces electricity consumption and makes little difference.
Is Alternative Electricity Source Is Powerful Enough
Ensure you have another source of electricity such as solar panel source or generator source or UPS is powerful enough. make sure you’re using this alternative source properly and your UPS batteries or size of the panels and generator produce enough electricity to balance the load of your home appliance such as LED TV, Air Conditions, Refrigerator. You must buy Quality original appliances and alternative energy sources to get the best out of them.
Warranty and Insurance of Appliances
Any issue that occurs in your home appliance due to load shedding there must have to be a backup plan. One backup is you can go an insurance plan for all your home appliances. While getting insured your appliance you still avail yourself of the services from the warranty card. Don’t forget to ensure your air condition, refrigerator, or your costly appliances.