Ask your residential electrician about surge suppressors.
You have been advised since you have had precious electronics that you need to be using a surge protector, or surge suppressor, to keep your electronics safe. But do you seriously need to use one? Are you putting your electronics at risk when you are simply plugging them into the wall? What are your options? This and many other questions can be answered by your commercial or residential electrician.
Piper Electric Co is one company on the front range of Colorado that is especially excellent about sharing information necessary to their safety with them. If you are curious about what Piper Electric CO has to offer you, here is a clip that was pulled from their website:
“Established in 1983, Piper Electric Co., Inc. was one of the first true design-build electrical contractor firms in the Denver and Arvada, Colorado area. Our company’s reputation for integrity, professionalism and good old-fashioned customer service has put us on a growth curve to become the trusted electrical contractor company we are today.
“Dave Logan both trusts and endorses Piper Electric Co., Inc., which was the first electrical contractor to be part of Team Dave Logan. Our Denver electricians take pride in being a part of an electrical company that has well-defined customer service based principals, and we appreciate every opportunity to practice those principals. Our electrician business philosophies consist of the following:
- Performance You Can Count On
- Innovation Above and Beyond
- Pride in Our Work
- Engineering Excellence
- Reputation that is Unquestionable
“We perform commercial electrician services, residential electrician services as well as servicing industrial clients. Our Arvada-Based, electrician services are available 24 hours a day for electrical emergencies. Piper Electric provides electrician services to the Denver-metro communities, including Golden, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Commerce City, and Arvada.
“The Denver Better Business Bureau has featured a new video from Piper Electric Co., Inc. on its website to introduce the public to its electrical services and its extensive history in the community. This informative video not only gives a brief background of Piper Electric Co., Inc., and its more than 33 years in the electrical business, but has a few tips on selecting a great electrician for your job.”
So what is the answer to the first question about the surge protector and its necessity? The truth of the matter is buying a cheap surge protector can be a waste of money. You want to make sure you buy one that can handle the voltage that it would need to be regulating. The technical name for the surge protector is the Transient Voltage Surge Suppressors and you can get many different ones at varying degrees of protection.
If you have questions about what kind of protection you will need, call an electrical company like Piper Electric, Co and have them send out an electrician to assess your situation. You want to makes sure you have the proper grounding that you need to ensure your ultimate safety. If you have any other electrical questions, it’s a good idea to check with your electrical contractor to ensure you are going about things safely.