24 01, 2017

MYTH: Lightning always strikes the tallest point

2017-01-24T14:37:29+00:00 January 24th, 2017|

One of the most common questions we receive is: "Doesn't lightning strike the tallest point? Why can't I just put one single lightning rod up on my chimney assuming the lightning will hit that?" Simply because Lightning doesn't always strike the [...]

3 10, 2016

Every Property is Different

2016-10-23T16:44:46+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|

We often get called into properties where unusual events occur related to lightning. There are some properties where the lightning is striking somewhere away from the home. Trees are often the unfortunate victims of lightning. In forested regions lightning can [...]

28 09, 2016

Skewed Priorities

2016-10-23T16:44:46+00:00 September 28th, 2016|

We always find it a bit humorous when discussing costs with an architect or designer on a project and budget concerns come up. We hear "sorry this was an after-thought" or "this wasn't included in our budget". Of course we [...]

22 09, 2016

Installing Lightning Protection in Fall & Winter

2016-09-22T12:34:28+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|

Many people do not realize that Fall and Winter is often the best time to think about installing lightning protection in their home. They just assume that it's only something to think about during the storm season in the months. [...]

5 08, 2016

You Get What You Pay For

2016-08-05T12:13:26+00:00 August 5th, 2016|

This summer has been an interesting one in terms of competition for our company and pricing. We have encountered a couple of projects where we encountered competitive pricing that was surprisingly lower than our quote offered. It bothered us to [...]

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