The exact location of any one lightning strike cannot be predicted; however, homes most prone to lightning strikes are those in isolated areas or on higher ground.
Specific targets for lightning strikes to your home are protruding structures such as chimneys, aerials, dormers and trees.
Don't be lulled into a false sense of security just because your property is not the highest point around. We can site a number of examples where homes on flat
surfaces have been struck, while homes on nearby hilltops were not.
Our experience shows there are no guarantees.
Is it true that lightning never strikes twice in the same place? No. Ironically, it's the exact opposite. All you have to do is watch the CN Tower during a thunderstorm. Observers have seen the tower hit 20 times during one storm alone.
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