About J & G Lightning Protection INC

President: Jeffrey Galamb Sr.

Jeff has been employed in the Lightning Protection Industry since 1973. Jeff made his start with Bonded Lightning Protection, of Maryland. In 1976, Jeff left Bonded to pursue a goal of establishing his own business. The first company owned by Jeff was named Professional Lightning Protection, located in Hagerstown, MD. In 1978, the company was relocated to Pittsburgh, PA, his hometown, and renamed J&J Lightning Protection Co.--after his and his son's name, Jeff, hence the J&J.

J&J Lightning Protection was maintained until 1987, At that time, the company was renamed and incorporated in the name of J&G Lightning Protection, Inc.

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  • Jeffrey Galamb, Sr. carries Master Installer Certification, card number 852, from the Lightning Protection Institute. Also, he is a member of IBEW Local # 26, Washington, DC for 35+ years.
  • Jeffrey Galamb, Sr.’s primary functions are running the estimating department and overseeing all areas of operations from the office, including bidding, billing, and scheduling of projects.
  • J&G Lightning Protection, Inc. is a member of LPI in good standing. Andy Larson may verify this at the LPI 1-800-488-6864.
  • J&G lightning Protection, Inc. is a member in good standing with the United Lightning Protection Association, Inc. Elizabeth Copper Wendover may verify this at the ULPA 1-800-668-8572.
  • J&G Lightning Protection, Inc. UL Listing Number is E 160541. Nancy Winter may verify this at Underwriters Laboratories 1-847-272-8800 ext. 42135.
  • J&G Lightning Protection, Inc. maintains a collective bargaining agreement with IBEW Local 26 Washington DC and an International Agreement with The International IBEW Washington DC.
  • Jeffrey Galamb currently carries a Master Installer certification from the LPI, Certification number 852.

Is Your Property At Risk?

Does your computer have a phone line? Have you ever lost data from your hard drive due to a power surge? Are your phone lines and cable TV grounded?

Can your insurance fully compensate you for damaged property, lost possessions, personal injury or lifestyle inconvenience due to a fire or surge damage?

Do you currently have smoke alarms or a security system in your house? Do these make you feel safer and give you peace of mind?

Do you or someone in your household/business know CPR in the event someone is struck by lightning?

Do lightning and thunder scare you or your family. Does your pet sense the danger and hide during a storm?

How fast can the Fire Department respond to an emergency at your residence or business?

Are you certain that lightning hasn't already caused damage to your property? (Orange County Utilities in Florida recently learned that copper plumbing pipes are routinely struck by lightning, which can cause gradual pinhole damage.)