How Important is a Whole House Surge Protector?How important is it to have a whole house surge protector installed?
-Gary in Prescott Valley
Gary, a whole house surge protector protects all appliances in your home, not just the TV and computer. The average home is subjected to over 20+ energy spikes per day. A lightening strike up to one mile away will do damage to sensitive equipment and appliances in a home. With a whole house surge protector, you are also able to realize approximately 30% more life from your appliances and electronic equipment by protecting your wiring in your home. The small inside surge protectors are fine and we recommend that you keep those in place. The whole house surge protection system protects everything in your home, A whole house surge protector is relatively easy to install. The protector system is attached to the outside wall by your electrical panel box and is installed in less than an hour in most cases.