Surge Protection

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Tamworth in summer is notorious for sun, but with the heat comes the storms (if we are lucky this year!). Storms are usually quite stealth and they generally creep up on us and we’re not always home to unplug our appliances when they hit. While we may not be able to stop the storm, there are certain steps you can take to ensure your home is storm safe. No appliance is immune from the risk of lightning surge damage. Computers, printers, microwaves, TV’s, DVD players, medical equipment, modems, external hard drives and telephones are the most at risk appliances. The sunny season is a great time to take measures to make backups of all your important digital files in case the lightening lashes. Here are three ways you can protect your electrical equipment. SURGE PROTECTED POWERBOARDS Surge protected power boards plug directly into your power point and provide surge protection to the devices plugged directly into the board. Each powerboard generally provides a different level of protection, so check with us before you buy one as you may need a higher level of surge safety. If a surge has occurred, some powerboards may need to be replaced, so check before … Read More