Electrical surges occur frequently without warning. Your home can be a victim of a power surge generated from the power company, a fallen power pole, a lightning strike or even from your own appliances inside your home. In the blink of an eye you can have damaged appliances that can be costly to replace, accompanied with the painful insurance claims process. Technology has produced many costly plug-in electronics in our modern time that we furnish our homes with including flat screen TV’s, DVR’s computers, stereo equipment, modems, routers, washers, dryers, microwaves, stoves, refrigerators, HVAC systems, coffee makers, etc. Preparedness and surge prevention are simple and cost effective.
A whole home surge protector can be installed on your electrical panel in less than 2 hours by a qualified technician to secure your property from spike damages to your valuable electronics including your heating and cooling equipment. When your home is inflicted with a sudden surge through your power lines leading into the home, the device immediately detects the excess current and diverts it through the grounding path. There are a variety of products that can meet your needs and the type selected drives the level of warranty offered. Intermatic is a quality whole home surge protector that delivers dependability. Warranty on that product can range offering 3 – 10 years and carry a range from $7,500 – $25,000 on your equipment warranty coverage. Installing a whole home surge protector for the starting installation price point of $439 is a smart investment. There are also surge protectors that are manufactured specific to heating and cooling equipment. Air conditioners are an expensive investment so if you are not interested in a whole home surge protector, investing in equipment surge protection is great alternative. The cost to install an equipment surge protector ranges from $184 – $349. Your electronics and comfort systems add up to thousands of dollars, so this simple solution is well worth the cost.
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