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Protect Your Home From Lightning

Reduce the risk of property damage with a home lightning-protection system.

Lightning strikes can cause serious property damage, resulting in hundreds of thousands of insurance claims annually and millions of dollars in damages. A lightning-protection system can’t prevent your home from being struck, but it can reduce the damage and injuries lightning causes.

 

What Is a Home Lightning-protection System?

A lightning-protection system is a set of components that work together to conduct the force of a lightning strike to the ground by creating a path of least resistance. Without this path, lightning can use any conductor inside your home—including phone lines, electrical lines and water or gas pipes—to get to the ground, causing significant damage.

Typically, home lightning-protection systems include these components:

 

Why Should I Invest in a Home Lightning-protection System?

Lightning-protection systems can cost as little as $150 or as much as $3,300, depending on how many rods and cables are installed. They’re worth the investment. Consider purchasing a protection system if:

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