The 5 W's of Surge Protection
is a surge?
A Voltage Spike
This spike lasts for less than 1/60th of a second. Faster then the blink of an eye. However, it can cause catastrophic damage to appliances and electronics.
can a surge happen?
A surge can happen during a storm, when a large appliance or machine switches on and off, or even from wildlife getting into a transformer or electrical line.
should surge protection be installed?
A few places...
At the meter can or at the electrical panel is your first line of defense. Then point-of-use devices should be installed at all of your sensitive electronics including TV's, cable boxes, computers etc.
do I need surge protection?
Protect Your Investment
Whether it is your home or your business, it should be protected. Appliances, machinery, TV's and computers are all costly to buy and to fix. Make sure you won't need to with surge protection.
needs surge protection?
Everyone should have surge protection for their home and business to protect everything from large appliances and machinery to small, sensitive electronics