Well, I continue to discover new accessories for my RV.  This week it’s surge guards.  I know, it’s so simple it’s obvious. Right? We use surge protectors all the time.  Your computer is probably plugged into one right now.  And a surge protector for electronics makes sense to me.  Turns out, however, RV’s can be plugged in, too.  Hence, I needed an RV surge guard. Here’s what I found out.

It’s a common misconception that surge protectors are merely fancy extension cords; however, as the name indicates, surge protectors protect from unwanted “surges” of electricity, keeping electronics and appliances from being fried.  A surge in electricity originates from the source of the electrical current.  Electricity is constantly running through power lines, much like water through a hose, and a sudden surge causes unwanted damage.  Unless you use a generator, your RV will likely be hooked up to an unpredictable power source that is vulnerable to surges, and because RVs are more high tech thes...

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