In observance of lightning safety week, Generac has put together a few tips that could save your life. The storms in Pennsylvania have already been fierce, with lightening and high winds coming through the Philadelphia region and the surrounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey communities. Take a look at these tips:
It's Lightning Safety and Awareness Week - Stay safe with these tips from Generac.
Lightning can come without warning and no place outdoors is safe when it's in the area. If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you. Find the closest shelter.
TRUE or FALSE? You should not use your cell phone during a thunderstorm.
FALSE - Actually, you can use a cell phone or cordless phone as long as you are in a safe area. DO NOT use corded landlines, computers, or other devices directly connected to a source of electricity.
TRUE or FALSE? Your plumbing can be a conduit for electricity if your home is struck by lightning.
TRUE - You should avoid faucets, baths, and any other plumbing fixtures during a thunderstorm.
Stay safe this summer! Generac home generators are the most reliable way to keep your home operating during and after storms in any season. The experts at R&D Heating, Cooling, and Electric can evaluate your home's needs and install the right home generator for you. Call us today at 610 444 6421 to learn more.
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