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Whole House Surge Protection Santa Barbara

Adding a whole house surge protection to your Santa Barbara home/business could be a “life savior”. Basically, it can save you money, time, and your valuable data stored in any device connected to electricity. Most people are not aware that electrical panels and circuit breakers do NOT protect you from surges. They only protect you from overcurrent. A surge is when the voltage of electricity is too great and it rushes through an electrical wire and device.

What can cause an Electrical Surge?

Electrical surges do not happen very often, which is why many people do not protect themselves from them. While not normally able to physically harm individuals, the biggest pain comes from damaged or lost computer data.

An obvious surge can come from the weather, such as a home being affected by lightning. Other examples are accidental surges sent by the electric company or through the electrical grid. Moreover, electric transformer accidents or malfunctions may send surges through your home. Finally, appliances may send small surges in your home when they are turned on.

Whole house surge protection is most popular when people install a new electrical panel in Santa Barbara. If that is your case inquire us about adding protection to it.


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Why Add House Surge Protection?


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Surges damage the electrical circuit boards in your devices and appliances. This can cause the device or appliance to completely stop working. In the instance of computer devices, data loss is the biggest concern. Protecting your home from surges is affordable especially if your digital data is important to you. That is when adding a full house surge protector makes the most sense.

Basically, you have two options:

1- There are several small devices to protect your home from electrical surges. The “surge protector” power strip for your computer is very common and can protect your computer from electrical surges. 

2- Instead, you can add a devices to protect the entire house. They are excellent to protect all of your devices from an unpredictable surge, not just what’s plugged into one outlet. Whole house surge protectors are installed directly into your main panel box or fuse box. In sum, they work by diverting large voltage amounts directly into the ground rather than through your home circuitry.

Whole House Surge Protection in Santa Barbara is very affordable for the amount of protection they provide. Our expert electrician Santa Barbara is highly qualified to install surge protection for your home and business. Call today (805) 243-1123.

Why Choose Our Electricians for House Surge Protection in Santa Barbara?

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✔ Licensed and insured electricians
✔ Experienced and skilled in entire house surge protection in Santa Barbara
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Get a Free Quote For a Home Surge Protection in Santa Barbara

Although you don’t need an entire home surge protection in Santa Barbara, it can save you big headaches. It basically depends on what appliances you have and how valuable they are (including their stored data). If you already are doing a panel or subpanel installation in Santa Barbara you may want to look into adding protection. Call us for a FREE quote on residential or commercial surge protection in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Isla Vista, Carpinteria, Montecito, Guadalupe.