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Frequently Asked Questions

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DO LIGHTNING RODS ATTRACT LIGHTNING?

No; they do not attract lightning in the event of a strike a protection system simply creates a pre-determined path of low resistance to ground, facilitating a harmless discharge of the lightning strike.

OUR HOME IS GROUNDED; DOESN’T THAT PROTECT US?

No; a house may be grounded to assure electrical safety, however, grounding is not intended to prevent lightning damage.

OUR ANTENNA IS GROUNDED; DOESN’T THAT PROTECT US?

No; an antenna is not designed to handle a lightning strike and instead, allows dangerous current to enter the home.

DON’T TREES PROTECT OUR HOME?

No; many times after trees are struck, the lightning side flashes to the house.

CAN’T WE INSTALL OUR OWN LIGHTNING PROTECTION?

No; an improperly installed system may be dangerous. Lightning protection is a very specialized industry requiring trained technicians. A proper system takes into account your homes design, construction, electrical components, soil condition, location and more.

WON’T IT RUIN THE AESTHETICS OF OUR HOME?

No; the system can be concealed within the walls during the construction stage . For existing homes and structures, conductors can be semi-concealed.

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