Surge Suppression

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Surge Arrestor Versus Lightning Arrestor

Lightning protection for buildings predates even electric power. Surge protection became popular in homes as electronic equipment, such as expensive computers and fax machines, became popular. Most of the time a surge arrestor would protect the equipment; however, occasionally, the home also needed lightning arrestors. Do you know what the difference is between the two? …

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Whole Home Surge Protection May be Necessary

A power surge occurs when briefs jolts of high electrical voltage run through your home’s wiring. Overloaded outlets or circuits and damaged or exposed wiring cause surges. Surges can also be caused by lightning strikes and power outages. Power surges can damage your electrical outlets, appliances, and electronics and ultimately may cause dangerous electrical fires. …

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Surge Protection for Your Home

Most households experience power surges at one point or another. Power surges happen when there are brief spikes in your home’s electrical current.┬áLikely causes of a power surge are lightning, large home appliances cycling, cut power lines, faulty wiring, and construction work. As a result, power surges can cause significant damage to your valuable electrical …

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Residential Electrical Service in Pikesville Helps with Surge Protection

Whether it’s a stormy season or not, you should always make sure that your home is protected from surging electricity to keep your family, and your electronics, free from harm. To make sure that things are set up properly, call on Tim Kyle Electric: a residential electrical service in Pikesville. How Can a Residential Electrical …

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