If you buy a new T.V. generally you will plug it into a surge protector. What about the other important appliances in your home(ie: computers, refrigerators..)?
You could buy and plug these items individually into surge protectors or a get a whole house surge protector like the one above, this is a SurgePro Ac Power- GE plug in.
These plug into your circuit breaker and for installation is recommended that a professional electrician install this.
This whole house device offers protection to these items up to 27,000 amps of surge.
It has a three year warranty up to $25,000 on plugged in items which does not effect an insurance homeowners deductible.
A surge protector like the one above is affordable (around $50)
Click HERE for a link to more info.