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Keep your Electronics Safe with a Surge Protector

Oct 25, 2012

Electronics are an investment. People spend a great deal of time and money setting up offices or entertainment centers in their homes. What assurance do they have that their electronics won’t be damaged or destroyed by the very power they need to function? Few people consider the power source of their electronics to be a threat, but in many cases it can be. That’s why we recommend using a surge protector to keep your electronics safe.

The power in our homes is anything but perfect. It is subject to surges, spikes, dips, and drop offs. These variable power levels can be caused within our homes by other appliances or electronics within the circuit, or from outside of our homes due to storms or utility work. Whatever the case may be these inconsistencies must be safely treated with a surge protector to ensure your electronics are not damaged.

A surge protector can come in the form of a wall plate, a power strip, or a single plug through module. Some surge protectors also offer protection for incoming telephone and coaxial cable lines. No matter what form the surge protector takes, the function is always the same. By acting as an intermediary between the incoming power and your devices, it keeps voltage at a safe level. If your home ever experiences a serious power surge it will harm the surge protector while leaving your connected electronics safe. That’s an inexpensive way to ensure the life of your electronic investments.

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