The purpose of surge protectors is to protect TVs, laptops, and other condo electronics from injure caused by electrical spikes, such as lightning strikes, electrical surges, or shortages.
Many homeowners forget to protect their greatest appliance. Your air conditioner component could be injured if it does not have surge protection. A power surge is a brief and abrupt jolt of electricity into your home. Electrical circuits and appliances can be injured by power surges. They can be caused by electrical storms, power outages, downed lines, power plant service, faulty wiring, or wildlife in transformers. A surge protector reduces the injure to a condo appliance by absorbing the high electrical spike. A power surge is a big deal for your system, whether it’s new or old. Acts of God are not covered by warranties when you buy a new system. Lightning-injured air conditioner units are not covered by warranties. Most homeowner insurance policies cover the injure, but it is hard to prove that lightning caused it. New systems can be ruined by lightning; Keep your method protected throughout its life with surge protection. Multiple surges can shorten the equipment’s life if your method is not injured by 1 surge, then surge protectors typically come with a injure warranty that covers some of the service costs. If a surge protector takes a direct strike it will need to be updated but it is better than replacing an air conditioner unit. During a storm, the best way to prevent Heating, Ventilation, and A/C injure is to turn the power off at the thermostat and circuit breaker.