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In this day and age, people live and run off technology. We are always plugged in, whether it be the phone, a tablet, or the TV. It seems like more and more power cords are needed just to get our basic needs up and running. Modern homes reflect this where everything gets a power outlet. Even some of the necessities are more advanced and anything with an LED display has a circuit board, for example.

Eventually, all these electronics, and the very system they’re plugged into, will need some maintenance, as many West Houston electricians can attest to. For a free estimate on your service needs, call West Houston Electric at (832) 925-4669.

What Is Whole House Surge Protection?

When you have a whole house surge protector installed, you are restricting over-voltages from your power company into your home’s electrical system. It then controls surges from inside the home. This keeps surges from reaching your appliances or electronics and potentially damaging them or causing a fire.

The following items will be safe from overload by using a whole house surge protector:

  • Electronics, such as cell phones, TVs, gaming systems, and computers
  • Washers and dryers
  • Telephone systems
  • Stereo equipment
  • Kitchen appliances

Restoring a home back to livable condition after a house fire is not only devastating, but costly. A West Houston electrician can give you a free quote to find out how much it would be to install a whole house surge protector. You can even get a discount on your homeowner’s insurance for installing one.

How Does It Work?

A whole house surge protector is wired directly to the electrical panel into your home. It will take in almost 100% of the electricity that hits your electrical panel and is built to handle large capacities of electricity and can last for quite a few years.

Most problems don’t come from a result of electricity coming into the home, they’re generated within the home. Things like A/C units, larger appliances, or other household items with motors cause surges on the internal circuits.

Why have a whole house surge protector then? The reason is simple: those smaller surges are sent to the main breaker panel, which is connected to the whole house surge protector, which deflects the surges and protects the home. If a power surge is followed by a power outage, we can outfit your home with a standby generator as well.

West Houston Electric Will Hook You Up

If you’re interested in finding out more about whole house surge protectors, West Houston Electric is the expert. You can trust us to let you know what make and model would work best to protect your home. We are an honest, reliable company who has been in business for 40+ years. We also service ceiling fans to ensure your home's air is cool and well-circulated.

We can show you how to protect your home and property from power surges. Give our West Houston electricians a call today at (832) 925-4669.

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    Electrical Contractor of the Year in 1993, for wiring President George H. W. and First Lady Barbara Bush's Houston home. West Houston Electric has been the electrician of choice for The U.S. Secret Service detail of the Bush family in Houston since 1993.

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