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Collection: Power Strips & Surge Protectors

You may have multiple appliances that need to run at the same time. A standard wall outlet can only handle two. Thankfully, you’ll have a power strip and surge protector that can help. This guide will help you find the best one based on a handful of factors that you need to consider.

 

Finding the best power strips & surge protectors can be a challenge. However, you can find one that will fit your needs and preferences. Once you find one, you’ll be able to find something that will plug in all of your electronics (and keep them protected from power surges and outages).

Features to look for

Outlets

 

These will be needed to plug in any electronic appliance you plan on using. The outlets will usually be designed to fit three prongs. However, you can use a standard two-prong plugin regardless of how the outlet itself is designed.

USB ports

 

Useful for electronic appliances such as phone chargers, printers, or other devices that run on a USB connection.

Energy rating

 

The energy rating is provided in joules. This will determine how much surge protection it will provide before failure. The best protection is usually found in power strips with an energy rating of 600 or above.

Power Strips & Surge Protectors Buyer's Guide