Surge Protection

Surge protection is an extremely important safety feature that many homeowners ignore. Your home has electrical power surges everyday. Some may be minor and some can be major. Most go unnoticed. It is the major surges that will do harm to your home. These surges destroy your computers, televisions (older and the new flat screens), dishwashers, washing machines, dryers, stereo equipment, home theater equipment and gaming systems beyond repair. Virtually anything that you have plugged into the wall receptacle is in danger.

Surge Protection

You are probably asking yourself, “What is a whole house surge protector and how exactly does it benefit me? Below you will find answers to these questions and many more.

What Is A Whole Home Surge Protection?

Whole house surge protection acts as a first line of defense against electrical power surges. It offers protection against large power surges that can cause immense and immediate damage to electrical and electronic equipment throughout your home.

Whole house surge suppressors also help protect your electronic devices against continual small, unnoticeable power surges that happen every day. These daily occurrences can slowly wear down and shorten the life of your electronic equipment.

Think about it. In today’s world, circuit boards are in almost everything. And a power surge can damage a lot more than just the TV or the computer. Circuit boards can be found in your refrigerator, your dishwasher, your microwave, your oven/range, washing machines, clothes dryers, sewing machines, telephones, clocks, crock pots, blenders, toasters, coffee makers and so on.

Imagine how much it would cost to repair or replace any or all of those items! A service visit for just one appliance would run hundreds of dollars!

Installed at your electric meter, whole house surge protectors offer an excellent first line of defense to protect the thousands of dollars of electrical and electronic equipment in your home. And when done properly, they offer protection against surges through power lines, cable TV lines and telephone lines.

So while nothing can fully protect you against a direct lighting strike, whole home surge protection is your best … first line of defense against most electrical surge threats.

Did you know that by installing a whole house surge protection you are probably qualified for home owners insurance discounts?

Electrical Surge Protection

Most major insurance carriers offer a discount for having whole house surge protection installed. Be sure to check with your home owners’ insurance company after installation to see if you are qualified for a discount.

As your complete resource for all of your electrical needs, Barney’s Electric is happy to install a whole home surge protection to provide total protection to your home and family. Contact us today to learn more about whole home surge suppressors and how to combine them with other surge protectors to maximize your defense against surges and power spikes. Barney’s Electric can be contacted at 972-771-9464. For your convenience, you may also request services from this site.

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Paul Clifford
Paul Clifford

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 months ago

The motor for my pool pump burnt out. I bought a new one and installed it. It hummed but wouldn't turn. I called Barney. He was out the next day. He did a through check of the electric lines leading to the pump and the timer. All were good. A further check showed that the new motor was defective.
Great service as always. We use Barney for all of our electrical needs.

Ralph Simmons
Ralph Simmons

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 month ago

Barney is not only a great electrician, he's also a really nice guy. Highly recommended!

jessica rogers
jessica rogers

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 month ago

Barney makes sure the job is done right and is a really nice guy! Thank You!