Even though my phone lines have always been run through my surge protector. For some reason I had not run my incoming cable wire through the surge protector as well. I just left it as the technician installed it.
Yes, it’s now surge protected too.
Yes I had a technician install my cable – it required fishing a line down my kitchen wall from my very hot, very dry, very dusty attic. Well worth the $37 I paid to Comcast. I’ve fished enough lines up there that I know the value I’m getting by letting someone else do it! 🙂
Took him nearly two hours to fish that line…