It is finally that time of the year when the country bids adieu to the summer heat and gets covered in clouds and heavy showers. As much as we love this season, along with it comes the threat of damaged electronics, as electronics are prone to severe damages due to water contact. However, the degree of damage depends on the water sensitivity of the device. Some electronics with the latest technology updates are water resistant and can bear water up to certain levels where as on the other hand there are certain electronics that get damaged with something as little as condensation droplets. So here are a few awesome hacks this monsoon season that will help you protect your gadgets from all the water around.
1. Beat the Moisture :
Probably the worst enemy you could have his rainy season is moisture. Present almost everywhere, moisture tends to damage your gadgets internally. Even dust particles present on your gadget attract moisture which makes the gadget prone to damage. Hence, you should make sure that your gadget remains clean and dry. Just a periodic wipe or dusting should help you maintain the device clean and moisture free.
2. Unplug gadgets during heavy rains :
During heavy rains, there is high fluctuation in the electric voltage that is supplied. Hence, plugging devices to electric sockets for any use might produce distortions in the electric voltage and mess with the electric supply which in turn damages the device. Hence, make sure that your gadgets are not plugged to any electric socket when it’s raining heavily.
3. Be careful of certain electrical sockets :
Water is a good conductor of electricity. Hence make sure your electric sockets are placed at such a position where water cannot reach. Surprise leakages are common in monsoon and electrical sockets near windows might be penetrated by the water from rain. Therefore, it is necessary that your gadgets aren’t kept at any place which is prone to contact with water.
4. Ensure safe charging of your gadgets :
It is suggested to strongly avoid charging your gadgets while your hands are wet as you might be prone to getting an electrical shock. However, with the latest technology updates, some devices have inbuilt safe charging mechanisms to fight electric fluctuations. Avoid using your laptop placed on your lap and use a table instead. Also, never put a gadget on charging while they are wet. Drenched gadgets are highly prone to damage when you plug them into an electrical socket.
5. Use your appliances at a regular interval :
Make sure your appliance don’t remain unused for a long time as they might catch rust or the moisture might just jam them or damage the appliance. Electronic appliances are also prone to corrosion in monsoon which directly affects the functioning of a gadget.
6. Make your gadgets waterproof :
Small and light weighted gadgets like smartphones, smartwatches, and bluetooth speakers can be made waterproof by covering them with a plastic bag or some waterproofing material so that they are not exposed to water even when you are travelling in the rainy weather and ensures safe portability.
Use these six easy hacks and keep your gadgets monsoon damage free this season.