Surge Protection in Akron & Northeast Ohio

Most people wait until they need something before they get it.

Protecting your home from damage and unexpected repair costs ranks right up there with keeping it comfortable and decorating the way you like. It’s vital to most of us, and we seek out all of the ways we possibly can to boost our defenses. With this in mind, the professionals at Blind & Sons have one thing to ask: How do you protect your electrical equipment?

The answer is a whole-home surge protection system from the electricians at Blind & Sons! For decades, our electricians have been helping homeowners get the comfort, care, and safety they deserve. We offer ideal electrical services and solutions to homeowners in Ohio, so reach out today when you’re ready to get serious about surge defense!

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Interested in surge protection for your Northeast Ohio home? Contact us online now to find out more, or call a service expert from Blind & Sons directly by calling (330) 753-7711!

Why Surge Protection?

The average household experiences upward of 20 or more surges every single day. They happen when high-draw equipment kicks on, when storms strike our area, and sometimes they just happen — as a result of utility power supply or otherwise. While the majority of these surges do little to nothing, each and every one of them carries the potential to do a lot of harm. A surge opens up your appliances — everything from the fridge to the television — to the potential for irreparable damage.

In other and simpler words, whole-home surge protection is the best way to avoid damage from power surges, which can protect your home from hundreds or thousands of dollars worth of damage each and every year.

Surge Protection System Installation in Northeastern Ohio

The electricians at Blind & Sons have been handling electrical services for Akron clients for generations now. We have the tools and training, as well as the top-tier products, needed to ensure your home is fitted with the ideal surge protection system. Not only that, but we can get the job done quickly and easily, too, bringing you the protection and safety you need in a single visit.

With a surge protection installation from Blind & Sons you can expect:

  • Longer average life spans for your electronics and appliances
  • Far lower risks of wiring complications
  • A lessened risk of electrical fires

Electricians Offering Surge Protection in Northeast Ohio

At Blind & Sons, we take your safety and need for greater security seriously. That’s why we offer the highest level of products and services to all of our clients! Whether you’re ready to get surge protection for your Akron home or you just want to learn more from a trained professional near you, contact us online today!

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Surge Protection FAQs

Ideally, you should have a whole-home surge protector installed at your main electrical panel. This will handle larger surges from utility disruptions and surges resulting from large appliances. You should also have point-of-use surge protectors to protect sensitive electronics like computers, modems, televisions, and game systems against smaller surges. Our team at Blind & Sons can recommend the best whole-home surge protector for your needs.

Surge protectors provide some protection against lightning strikes, but no surge protector can provide complete protection, especially if the strike is close to your home. To prevent damage, it is always best to unplug valuable appliances and electronics during a storm.

Outlet strips and overload protection devices serve a different purpose than surge protectors. While surge protectors guard against instantaneous surges on the power grid, overload protection devices are designed to protect wiring and prevent fires when the current capacity of the circuit is exceeded for an extended period. Ideally, your home should have both surge protection and overload protection on your most important circuits.

With the introduction of the 2020 National Electrical Code, surge protection is now required for all new electrical service installations, as well as anytime an existing electrical service is upgraded or replaced. The code requires a Type 1 or Type 2 surge protection device. If you are considering an electrical panel upgrade or rewiring services for your Ohio home, our team at Blind & Sons can install a whole-home surge protector at the same time.

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