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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
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Yes to both.

And the GFCI  outlets offer a totally different kind of protection, like a super quick breaker.

Jun 22, 2021 10:44 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I have no clue! So, I will err on better safe than sorry.

Jun 23, 2021 04:25 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Hmm, I was told long ago to plug my laptop directly into the outlet without a surge protector but maybe I am wrong in doing so?  I will have to check back on this thread since I need to know if all electronic devices should be plugged into a surge protector.  Also, some are affordable, but some are really high in price, what do we even need?  I am lost when it comes to this kind of stuff, haha.

Jun 23, 2021 04:17 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

We have one.

Jun 22, 2021 10:47 PM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Good thing I know for sure, you do need a surge protector

Jun 23, 2021 05:38 AM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

That's a great question and I don't know the answer, but regardless of what they have at the meter, I'm keeping mine because we've learned that 'smart meters' are often 'not so smart meters'!

Jun 23, 2021 05:19 AM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Agent Retired

I think you should cover all bases so have one on the box & also one on your big ticket items like computer, TV, etc.

Jun 23, 2021 05:12 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

We have them but I do not know the answer to your question.

Jun 23, 2021 04:34 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

When in doubt, consult with the electrical contractor. 

I would continue to install the GFCI for added protection. 

Jun 23, 2021 08:04 AM
Caroline Gerardo
Licensed in 20 states - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

I don't want to fry my 'puters so yes and I like to mop the floor with bare feet so yes

Jun 23, 2021 01:25 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

We still plug into power strips as a pre-caution.

Jun 23, 2021 11:02 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Like you and Ken, I believe in redundancy.  I'd still use the surge protector for my electronics.  That and six outlets through the protector are better than two in the wall.

Jun 23, 2021 08:39 AM