Expert Electric Blog - Surge Protection

Surge Protectors: The Importance of Protecting Your Electronics

The importance of protecting your electronics with surge protectors is not something that every homeowner considers. At Expert Electric, we understand how much damage power surges can cause to electronics. That is why we offer a wide range of residential electrical services and commercial electrical services that can help protect your electronics from preventable damage….

Workshop Electrical Setup

A workshop is a place full of productivity. Filled with tools and devices, this small hub can produce the most amazing and practical creations – but in order to keep it operating, there needs to be a significant amount of electricity. To keep your workshop running smoothly, here are some things to consider when it…

Entire Home Surge Protection

We talk often about how electricity can be a double-edged sword that can help and but also harm. While making sure your house is wired correctly it is also important that you have put safeguards in place to protect yourself and your valuables from accidents. Surge protectors do just that, and they can be applied…

Power Surge Protection: What to Look For

In our last blog, Power Surge Protection: How it Works, we uncovered what a power surge is, that we should use a surge protector to protect devices from these power surges and how surge protectors work. Now we will take a deeper look at where and how you should be using these surge protectors and how to purchase a quality surge protector.

Power Surge Protection: How it Works

A power surge is an increase in voltage flowing through your electrical units that rise above the standard voltage levels (120 Volts). These surges can be caused by lightning, high-powered electrical devices (elevators, air conditioners, refrigerators, etc), faulty wiring or even problems with your utility company’s equipment. Inevitably, these are all occurrences that we cannot prevent ourselves, so how can you protect your home and equipment from these damaging power surges?