Country Home Lightning Safety: How to Prepare Yourself and Your Electrical Systems

Reduce the chance of electrical damage to the people, animals, and buildings on your country property during a lightning storm by following these guidelines.

A spike protector is designed to be plugged into a 3-prong electric wall socket connected to an independent ground, as well as to the power-in and power-out lines. The wire ground is essential if a spike protector is to function.