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Can Battery Corrosion Ruin Electronics?

December 3, 2019 11:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There are some types of batteries that can leak fluids, which, depending on where they’re located, could potentially damage some extremely important equipment, particularly when electronic equipment is concerned. Alkaline batteries have some chemicals that can deteriorate over time, which can cause them to seep through the battery casing. For this reason, it’s important to periodically check all of your electronic equipment and replace batteries that are not rechargeable and seem to be aged or in poor condition. The effects of battery corrosion on electronics in Houston, TX Batteries operate through the use of chemical reactions involving common corrosive materials... View Article

Why Is It Important to Keep the Top of a Battery Clean?

July 25, 2018 9:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Batteries are complex pieces of technology that perform an amazing task: energy storage. Batteries rely on chemical interactions to store and maintain electrical energy. While today’s batteries are fairly resilient, especially when compared with the batteries of old, they still require some care and maintenance in order to function exactly as intended. Working with a store that provides battery service in Houston, TX is one way that you can ensure that you get the best possible return on your investment in battery technology. As batteries are used and begin to age, there are a number of things that occur that... View Article

Why Is It Dangerous to Have a Corroded Battery?

February 7, 2018 6:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In our last blog post, we talked about the most common causes of battery terminal corrosion, where the hydrogen gas normally released from battery acid is released at a too-high rate due to an overcharged or undercharged battery and begins to corrode the positive or negative battery terminals under your hood, ultimately requiring battery service in Houston, TX. While a small amount of corrosion is considered normal and can be cleaned away, an excess of buildup is a symptom of a problem with your charging system—whether it’s a cell, the alternator or something else—that will only get worse with time,... View Article