|Make sure that all computers and other electronic equipment, such as televisions, VCRs, DVD players and stereo equipment are plugged into surge protectors.
If you know a power outage is coming:
- Back up all critical files on your computer.
- Unplug electrical equipment. Spikes and surges could occur as power is restored, damaging equipment.
- Charge any batteries you need to run portable electronic devices that you use regularly.
- Make sure that your disaster supply kit is complete and that it can be found easily if the lights go out.