Maynard Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Whole-House Surge Protection’

Power Surge Facts from The Maynard Man: Are You At Risk?

Monday, February 10th, 2020
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As easy as it is to blame power surges on storms, the fact is that storms are only a small part of the problem. Power surges occur when there is an increased demand for energy and it causes a sudden spike in the flow of electricity. This spike can destroy electrical circuitry throughout your home—damaging appliances and other important electronic equipment.

Storm season plays a role, but power surges can occur from something seemingly benign, like your powerful furnace cycling on. The Maynard Man is here to tell you about the risks these power surges bring to your home!

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The Maynard Man Shares 4 Potential Causes of Damaging Power Surges

Monday, August 12th, 2019
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The Maynard Man loves summer, but there are certainly some aspects that aren’t so fun, right? A muggy climate, sunburns, fried electronics—wait, what’s that last one?

While you’re apt to crank your thermostat down as low as it will go to achieve optimal comfort, that excess strain on your home’s electrical system can cause a power surge that impacts all the electrical appliances and equipment in your living space. This causes irreparable damage, and it’s not the only potential cause of a power surge—more on that below.

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