Learn About Lightning Surge Protection

Find out about lightning and surges, what it does, how it behaves, why it is important to be informed and know what you are dealing with. Be informed. Read these articles ...



What is Surge Protection?

A surge protector or surge suppressor is an appliance or device designed to protect electrical devices from voltage spikes. A surge protector attempts to limit the voltage supplied to an electric device by either blocking or shorting to ground any unwanted voltages above a safe threshold. Household surge protection is not only easy [...]

Electrical Surge Damage

Damage from electrical power surges is one of the leading causes of failure for equipment dependent on electricity. While the most obvious source is from lightning, surges can come from a variety of other sources too. You can increase your chances of avoiding costly repairs and downtime by adding a lightning surge protector to these systems as well as to your AC plug. Make sure the surge protector is properly sized for the system it will [...]