It’s here the summer and we go on vacation. Everything is ready: luggage, passport, car keys, the air mattress, nerves … We’re about to walk out the door and often think that to close the front door is all done. And returning from our vacation we can find some surprises.
From JUCASA, masonry experts in Valencia, we will give you a few tips to avoid unpleasant surprises. ¿Unplug appliances? I leave the open heater? What about water?
JUCASA, masonry professionals in Valencia, will give us a few simple gestures that will improve the security of your home and allow you to enjoy your holiday while your relax:
Before leaving home, make sure that the heater is turned off, so that no short circuit may occur.
Always, you should always close the gas stopcock. It is very important to prevent leaks and accidents.
It is essential to turn off all electrical appliances. Thus, not only it will not be wasted energy, possible fire or electric shock is also avoided.
Check that all faucets in the house are tightly closed and that no water leaks, so there is no flooding, leaks and moisture. Fix those leaky faucets small that raise the water bill each month. For added security, you must close the water stopcock.
Modern electric panels are equipped with protections that ensure the safety of the installation and care of the connected devices. Still, should unplug appliances with electronic components such as computers, printers and televisions, especially if the installation is prior to 2005 and has no surge protectors.
Of course, you should never disconnect the electrical box if you have a home alarm. Nor if it will leave food in the freezer or if you have installed a timer for, among other things, to simulate presence inside the house.
It is advisable to install differential switches resettable that if they jump leads, reconnect the electrical circuit, especially if there is an electrical heater.
The surge arrester also enhances safety, but its main function is that consumption does not exceed the contracted power, in the event of a major energy demand or a surge in the short power line supplying electricity, avoiding costs and protecting computers connected to the network.
Of course, before you leave, do not forget to close doors and windows well. In the market there are many systems that help block windows, with locks, for example. Equally to avoid being robbed, it is best to hire the services of a security company, we install an alarm.