Monday, December 5, 2011

Cell phones are no match for ice and snow

Did you realize your cell phone can receive water damage in some of the most unlikely ways? With winter upon us, it’s time to think about protecting your cell phone from damage due to ice and snow.

You may be surprised by how easy it is to drop your cell phone while shoveling snow, slipping on icy sidewalks, or just getting in and out of your car on a snowy day. We’ve heard it all.

“Any type of liquid damage, whether it’s from snow, rain, the ocean or even steam from the shower, can prove hazardous to your phone,” said David Leach, CEO of eSecuritel, a leading cell phone insurance provider.

You may have tried the rice-in-the-bag-trick if your cell phone suffered water damage. Maybe it worked – but probably not. That’s one of the biggest cell phone repair myths out there.

If your cell phone sustains any damage – snow-related or otherwise – bring it into our store for professional repairs performed by certified Level 3 technicians. We’re able to repair anything from the most basic flip phone to iPhones, Androids, BlackBerrys, and other smart phones on the market.

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