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Hamilton Lightning Rods Systems has the highest standards to only use quality materials to ensure that you lightning rod system will last you a lifetime.

We only use UL listed materials. Underwriters Laboratories, a corporation that has been around for more than 100 years. UL is a global safety science company well known for expertise in safety solutions. Hamilton Lightning Rods is one of Underwriters Laboratories listed installers.


Copper conductors: 1/2″ diameter braided cable consisting of 32 strands of 17 gauge copper wire. Aluminum conductors: 5/8″ diameter braided cable consisting of 26 strands of 14 gauge aluminum wire. All Materials Meet or Exceed UL 96/96A NFPA 780 LPI 175/177 Requirements


Copper sizes range from 3/8″ x 10″ to 1/2″ x 24″
Aluminum sizes range from 1/2″ x 10″ to 1/2″ x 24″
Rods over 24″ are available to order with a required brace.


10 foot x 1/2″ copper ground rod


These devices are installed on electric service panels to prevent dangerous high voltage from entering a structure through the incoming wires. The arrestor works as a filter to defray incoming voltage, thus preventing a lightning-induced electrical fire or explosion.


These are installed between the appliance, electronic equipment or computer and the electrical outlet to provide point-of-entry surge suppression from lightning induced power surges. Structures which contain sensitive electronic equipment may require a series of individual surge suppressors. Surge suppressors are not a required component of UL listed material lightning protection system and can be implemented with the lightning protection system at the owner’s discretion or per installer’s recommendations.


Ornate points are available in a variety of selections to enhance the appearance of traditional lightning rods of a structure. All Materials Meet or Exceed UL 96/96A NFPA 780 LPI 175/177 Requirements

We believe protecting your home or business is the most important job, therefore we use the best materials and offer you over 60 years experience protecting people and property from lightning destruction.

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