Why do my lights surge and dim when I turn on my microwave?
Have you ever turned on the microwave and noticed all the lights in the house dim? Or sometimes lights throughout the home flicker? What causes this and what is the solution? The answer is a possibility of a few things. The first situation that I see a lot is the microwave is on a shared circuit with the lights and maybe a few other outlets. Simple answer you are overloading the circuit. Your home was probably built before the invention of the microwave, so the electri