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.