Lightning strikes as well
as other types of electrical disturbances can render home
electronics and appliances useless. As today's households have
added an ever growing amount of sensitive electronics, the need
for surge protectors is a residential necessity. Replacing
computers, dishwashers, refrigerators, television sets and
telephones, to name a few can be a very costly problem.
Our qualified professionals
at Gulf South Electric & Solar, LLC can install a Siemens brand surge
suppression system that will protect your home from voltage
surges such as a direct or near by lightning strike. The first
line of defense is to install a transient voltage surge
suppressor (TVSS) on the main electrical panel where electricity
enters the home. Installing a surge arrestor at this point will
safely divert the electrical current to
ground before it can
enter the home and cause costly damage. An
suppressor that will protect and minimize damage to televisions
and modems can also be installed on the telephone and cable
system coming into the house. Protection at the point of entry
can virtually eliminate all damage from lightning strikes.
However, because voltage can change within the house's
electrical system, it is also recommend that a second line of
protection be installed by using a floor strip protector at the
location of each electronic device. TVSS will put out an
audible, as well as , a visual signal (LED light) to warn the
homeowner that a surge has been averted and the unit is
of inspection or replacement.
Siemens Automation offers a
warranty on any damaged equipment due to electrical surges
(additional information available).
Gulf South Electric & Solar, LLC
will supply and install this equipment for you. Please call
today to schedule installation. 985-231-7142.