It seems that when the temp drops below 20 my lights flicker & dim, the
microwave won't run & the TV picture shrinks. This occurs when all the
big load devices are off so I believe it's power company related. Any
thoughts on what would cause this?
This is not something one would normally expect to find and you should
contact your utility provider directly. Even if there were a large
number of electrically heated homes in your immediate area, any drop
in service voltage would not be that obvious, nor disruptive.
Have you talked to your next-door neighbours and, if so, do they also
experience this problem? Roughly how many homes are served by your
It's almost certainly load related but apparently (and hopefully)
not your load that is causing the sag.
Call your utility company. Some are better than others but there's
a good chance they will diagnose and fix the problem in fairly
short order without charging you a cent.
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