By the time a power surge reaches your house, its already too late. Lightning strikes can be devastating and unforgiving when it comes to electronic devices. Power surges, voltage drops, intermittent service - these scenarios can wreak havok on computers. Did you know that even the slightest bit of static electricity can damage a computer’s motherboard?
Shutting down the computer during a storm will not save its life - It is susceptible to damage as long as its’ plugged into the wall.
So whats the best solution when there is a thunderstorm ? Simply unplug the entire power bar from the wall. This will protect all of your devices with one quick action and is also quite effective. Unplugging other expensive electronics in the house during a thuderstorm is also recommended. Always remember that A Stich in Time Saves Nine!