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Hi.

I got hands to a EMF meter (emf-390 v2).
I walked around in our house and noticed almost everywhere high electrical fields of 50v/m+.

I have noticed power strips have exremly high values of 999v/m+ which are still measurable few meters with over 50v/m.
Even if the switch from the power strip is off i recieve the same high value (check attachment)

On power strips i have removed the annoying neon lamps i noticed even higher values when switched off instead of on.

Not just power strips cause high electrical fields, but als devices (turned off/on) or wiring inside walls...

Our house/power is not earthed, could that be a reason for such high values.
Or what else could be the reason ?
 

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Danny94

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I strongly recommend you get an electrician to investigate and rectify this ASAP
Yeah this is a big problem we have since the house was built 50 years ago. It was impossible to setup earthing/grounding because the whole house is build on rock.
But i have talked to our electrician last month and we want to try setup grounding strap across the small street infront of the house (only place where we have not rock and is just filled with 1-2 meter earth), but for the future we have planned to add tar on top of the street which makes the grounding strap might useless again...
So we have no real idea at the moment how to solve this problem accurate honestly.

@MJPD29 i meaned grounding sorry. All of our devices are not attached to ground as the house has no grounding rod/strap installed.
 
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