Why You Need a Whole House Surge Protector
If you have a computer and other modern appliances in your home, you may be aware of surge protectors in the form of power strips. However, a power surge affects not just these modern appliances but your entire electrical system. For this reason, a whole home surge protector is crucial.
There are many causes of power surges, including:
- Lightning strikes
- Sudden power outage
- Short circuits
- Tripped circuit breakers
- Electrical malfunctions caused by the power company
Safeguard your home from these unexpected power surges by investing in a whole-home surge protector installed by our friendly, professional New Jersey electricians. Gold Medal Service has over 24 years of experience installing whole-home surge protectors for countless residents in the area and can help you find the right surge protector model that fits your unique needs and budget.
Choosing the Right Surge Protector for Your New Jersey Home
Surge protectors come in different models and brands. While it may be tempting to just get the cheapest model, you should know that every electrical system has its own specific needs and careful consideration is important. Our highly skilled and certified electricians can provide you with a comprehensive electrical inspection to help determine the right surge protector for you.
Generally, a good surge protector has the following capabilities:
- Clamping voltage of 400 volts or less
- Can handle the energy of at least 600 joules
- Meets UL Standard 1449
- Protects line to neutral, the line to ground, and neutral to ground
- Has an automatic stop function when the circuits have been damaged by the surge
Installing a whole-home surge protector means investing in your safety and comfort. Learn about your surge protector options with Gold Medal Service today. We provide upfront pricing with full details of the model and installation process to avoid any surprises or miscommunication after the service has been completed.
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