Powerful electrical surges can wreak havoc on your electronics, appliances, and the electrical system, including the home’s wiring. Two things can cause large surges with the potential for immediate damage – lightning, and when a problem occurs on the electrical grid, such as a tree limb on a power line. Whole-house surge protection is a wise investment for protecting sensitive electronics, appliances, and the home electrical system from surges. A Mister Sparky electrician in Huntsville, AL can provide the surge protection you need.
Whole House Surge Protection
Few people are aware of it, but when lightning strikes your home, or a powerful surge causes damage, it is wise to contact an electrician in Huntsville, AL for an inspection. Surges, even frequent small surges can damage the homes electrical system. Damage increases the risk of fire, and a Mister Sparky electrician in Huntsville, AL can ensure the safety of your home or businesses electrical system and family.
Almost everyone has surge protection power strips in their home, even if only on the TV or computer. However, while these are a component in surge protection, the protection they afford is limited, and they should only be considered as a last line of defense against surges in a surge protection system. Furthermore, individual surge protection strips offer no protection at all for your home’s wiring, and other electrical system components. Only whole house surge protection can provide the protection you need.
A whole-house surge protection network uses three types of surge protection. A Type one device is installed at the power meter, and capable of discharging the high current of lightning. A Type two device is installed in the home’s electrical service panel, and protects against residual lightning and surges originating inside the home, such as when the heating and air conditioning system cycles. Type three devices are the surge protectors provide point-of-use protection, and are those commonly used in the home. Only a licensed electrician should install types one and two. Contact a Mister Sparky electrician in Huntsville, AL for the professional installation you need.
Type one and Type two surge protectors require working with high voltage electricity. Due to the inherent danger, and the skills required to work with high voltage electricity, use only a qualified, experienced, licensed electrician to complete the installation of whole-house surge protection devices. A Mister Sparky electrician in Huntsville, AL can provide the expertise for the professional installation you require.
If you are considering whole-house surge protection, contact a Mister Sparky electrician in Huntsville, AL to schedule installation. Our licensed electricians provide the electrical expertise you require for reliable electrical repair services, installation, and upgrades. In addition, our electricians offer emergency electrical services 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week for your convenience. Mister Sparky qualified electricians in Huntsville, AL serve Huntsville, Guntersville, Decatur, Toney, Athens, New Market, and the surrounding areas, and are a member of the BBB with an A+ rating. We guarantee your satisfaction.