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Complete home surge protection

Eaton offers a complete line of UL1449 3rd edition listed surge protection products providing protection for all of your sensitive electronics and appliances in residential and light commercial applications.

The surge breaker is designed to provide complete home surge protection for sensitive electronics and appliances from the damaging effects of surges. In addition to surge protection, the surge breaker is a functional 2-pole thermal magnetic breaker providing protection for overloads and short circuits. The combination of circuit protection and surge protection provides flexibility and space savings in the loadcenter.

Certifications
UL1449 3rd edition listed
Competitive warranties
Limited product/connected equipment
Applications
Indoor/outdoor

Learn how to protect against surges.

Discover how you can protect your home from the damaging effects of electrical surges.

    HOLMES approved products

    Eaton's complete home surge protection products are HOLMES approved. “I protect all my home electronics from damaging surges by installing Eaton’s complete home surge protection.” - Mike Holmes.

    Core features

    • Meet both UL 489 as well as UL 1449 3rd edition for surge protection.
    • Internal and external installation options available.
    • Clear, visible LED indication displays protective status of device.
    • Help protect appliances, TVs, DVD players, surround systems, advanced gaming systems and more.
    • Limited product warranty and the industry’s best connected equipment warranty.
    • Direct connection to the busbar provides superior protection and easy installation for new construction or renovation.
    • Eliminates the potential for incorrect installation of externally mounted surge devices - (longer “lead” lengths can reduce protection levels)

    What is a surge?

    A surge is an electrical disturbance that travels through your AC (mains) power, telephone and cable lines, potentially damaging home electronics and appliances.

    Where do surges come from?

    Surges can be generated internally and externally of the home.

    External surges

    • Downed or damaged utility lines
    • Lightning*
    • Utility grid transfers
    • Intentional power cuts/outages

    *Does not protect against direct strikes

    Internal surges – motors turning on/off

    • Fridges
    • Dryers
    • Garage door openers
    • AC units – compressors
    • HVAC – fans
    • Shop tools – air compressors, mitre saws, etc.

    Complete home surge protection

    The average home could have over $15,000 worth of valuable electronics and sensitive electronics within appliances, which are susceptible to the damaging effects of internal and external surges. 

    • Televisions – $2,000
    • Home office – $1,500
    • Stereo systems & Entertainment centres – $1,400
    • Fridges – $1,500
    • Electric Ranges – $1,000
    • Dishwashers – $750
    • Washers & Dryers – $1,500
    • Microwaves and countertop appliances – $400
    • Air conditioners/HVAC – $4,000
    • Portable gaming and mobile devices – $900

    Eaton provides a comprehensive product offering to protect your home electronics against surge events.

    Today’s typical homeowner protects sensitive electronic equipment with the use of surge strips. Unfortunately, surge strips do not provide adequate protection.

    Complete home surge protector

    • Externally mounted to your breaker box
    • Compatible with any manufacturer’s breaker box
    • Limited lifetime product warranty
    • Connected equipment warranty

    Complete home surge circuit breaker

    • Internally mounted to your breaker box
    • Recommended use with limited panel space
    • Functional 2-pole circuit breaker
    • 5-year limited product warranty
    • Connected equipment warranty