Let’s start by correcting a common misconception. A surge protector is not the power strip that you plug into an outlet. For the sake of keeping things clear for the rest of this blog post, we’ll refer to this device as simply a power strip because, well, that’s what it is!
A surge protector, on the other hand, while some versions of it can be plugged into an outlet, is actually installed within your electrical panel. This can be an investment that offers incredible protection for your electrical appliances and your electrical system at large.
Here’s what you should know about surge protectors and if one is worth your money. (Here’s a hint: it absolutely is!)