Do You Really Need Surge Protection for Your Melbourne Home?

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So, homeowners of Melbourne, you’ve come here because you’re wondering whether surge protection is really needed for your Melbourne home. Is is a good investment? Or is it just a ‘nice to have’ but pretty low on the priorities list?

Well, let’s break it down for you in plain and simple terms!

Surge protection might not always be top of mind, but it is something that can save you a LOT of heartache and hassle.

What is a “surge” anyway?

Electricity is constantly flowing through the power lines and into your home. In the event of a lightning storm or a power fluctuation from the grid, that electricity can ‘surge’. Imagine a sudden burst of electricity that forces its way along the power lines and into your home’s electrical system.

Why does surge protection matter?

If that ‘surge’ of electricity crashed into your home, that excess voltage can cause all sorts of issues. 

Household appliances and electronics can be damaged by electrical surges

Picture this: You’ve got a 65” Smart TV and surround sound speakers plugged in in the living room, your weekly shop has just been piled into your fridge and your desktop computer is whirring away with your kid’s Year 12 essay half completed.

Then, without warning, a surge hits! Just like that your TV, speakers, fridge and VCE student’s nerves are completely frazzled. That’s not a recipe for a relaxing weekend!

Surge protection acts like a shield. It’s designed to halt the excess voltage that occurs during a surge so that it doesn’t get through into your home’s electrical system and wreak havoc on your electronics.

Without a surge protection device in your switchboard, an electrical power surge can cause all sorts of costly and inconvenient damage.

Protecting Your Melbourne Home

We all know that talking about the weather is one of our go-to small talk topics in Melbourne. It’s so unpredictable! And that unpredictability means that we never really know when these surges might happen. 

Think about all the electronic devices and appliances that you’ve got plugged in at home. The amount of power that Melbourne homes use has increased dramatically over the last few decades as we’ve become more connected than ever before. But that also means our homes are more vulnerable to power surges.

Surge protection isn't just a luxury; it's a smart move to safeguard your belongings. It's like having an insurance policy for your electronics and appliances.

Getting Power Surge Protection Ready

So, is surge protection really necessary? We think yes! It's a small step that can make a huge difference in keeping your home safe and sound.

Surge protection device installed in Melbourne switchboard by Kenner Electrics

If you're ready for the peace of mind that comes with having a surge protection device installed in your switchboard, check out Kenner Electrics’ Surge Protection Services. We've got you covered, literally!

At Kenner Electrics, we specialize in the installation, repair, and maintenance of surge protectors in Melbourne homes. Our licensed and trusted electricians ensure a high-quality power surge protector installation, providing not only safety but also peace of mind.

Stay safe, Melbourne homeowners! 🏡💡🛡️

Why Choose Kenner Electrics?

Kenner Electrics is your trusted local electrician. We have a friendly and professional team of highly qualified, experienced and licensed electricians ready to handle all your commercial and residential electrical needs.

We provide up-front pricing with a clear explanation of the work required to avoid cost overruns. We provide prompt and efficient service and prioritise safety on each and every job. We are fully insured, licensed and accredited, we're a member of the National Electrical & Communications Association, and we are a registered electrical contractor with Energy Safe Victoria. We always provide compliance certificates for all completed electrical installation work.

We're one of the top rated electricians in Melbourne with over 250 genuine 5-star reviews from residential and business customers just like you.

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