Avoid damage to your major appliances in a storm.

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A lightning strike or power surge can occur at any time without warning.

SurgeDefender from Georgia Power

Protects your major appliances

Protects your  major appliances

For only $9.95 per month, SurgeDefender™ helps protect your home’s motor-driven appliances (refrigerators, dishwashers & air conditioners).

Saves $$ in the event of a power surge

Gets installed in less than 30 minutes, free!

If a power surge damages your appliances, repairs are covered by an industry-leading manufacturer’s warranty.

Gets installed in less than 30 minutes, free!

Gets installed in less than 30 minutes, free!

Available for single-family homes, duplexes, condos and townhomes, SurgeDefender™ is installed at your electric meter.

Enroll now for only $9.95/month
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Georgia Lightning Facts

  • In 2015 and 2016, Georgia ranked first in lightning-related insurance damage claims.
  • Georgia is the eighth-highest state in terms of density of lightning strikes per square mile.
  • The lightning strikes from thunderstorms in June, July and August account for over 75 percent of property damage annually.
  • Lightning can (and usually does) strike in the same place.
  • Even if it’s not raining, lightning can still strike.
  • Temperatures in the path of a lightning bolt can reach 50,000 degrees. That’s 5 times hotter than the surface of the sun!

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