Keep Safe with Surge Protection

2019-02-26T16:59:17+00:00

A power surge is very brief spike of electric current, lasting less than a thousandth of a second, that can cause damage to your home. According to TecHOme, about 80% of power surges originate from inside the house from high-powered appliances. Electric company maintenance and lighting strikes to power lines can also cause destructive surges. [...]

Keep Safe with Surge Protection2019-02-26T16:59:17+00:00

Surge Arrestor Versus Lightning Arrestor

2019-01-24T18:10:44+00:00

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? [...]

Surge Arrestor Versus Lightning Arrestor2019-01-24T18:10:44+00:00

Whole Home Surge Protection May be Necessary

2018-09-17T21:21:28+00:00

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. [...]

Whole Home Surge Protection May be Necessary2018-09-17T21:21:28+00:00

Surge Protection for Your Home

2018-07-23T16:50:04+00:00

Most households experience power surges at one point or another. Power surges happen when there are brief spikes in your home's electrical current. Likely 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 [...]

Surge Protection for Your Home2018-07-23T16:50:04+00:00

Residential Electrical Service in Pikesville Helps with Surge Protection

2018-04-10T20:27:09+00:00

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 [...]

Residential Electrical Service in Pikesville Helps with Surge Protection2018-04-10T20:27:09+00:00

Surge Suppression Necessary for All

2018-02-20T18:29:47+00:00

You may have heard of power surges and surge protectors, but unless you're a professional electrician, it's possible that you're never heard of surge suppression before. Whether or not this is a new vocabulary word for you, it's important to know what it means and to understand how it can affect your home or business. [...]

Surge Suppression Necessary for All2018-02-20T18:29:47+00:00