About Us

Modern Lightning Protection has been in the lightning protection business since 1946, and has installed National Fire Protection Association and Underwriters Laboratories compliant lightning protection systems on some of America's best known structures:

    • The Super Dome in New Orleans
    • The Monorail at DisneyWorld
    • The Dean Smith Center at UNC at Chapel Hill
    • The Orbiter Processing Facility at Cape Canaveral
    • The Eisenhower Mansion at Gettysburg, PA
    • The Statehouses of North & South Carolina

Just to name a few.

Modern Lightning Protection is fully staffed with:

    • Certified Journeyman
    • Master Installers
    • Designers

Modern is an Underwriters Laboratories listed installer company,
UL ECMD Listing # 134186, and we are members of The Lightning Protection Institute.

Modern works as subcontractors to electrical and general contractors, and also as prime contractors for the US government, state and local governments and educational institutions, as well as commercial and residential property owners. In the past sixty years, Modern has protected over 100,000 hmes and over 10,000 commercial and government buildings.

Markets served include North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia.

The following is a list of our sales representatives and the areas they serve:

Craig Gauker - (252) 267-4592– Tidewater Virginia and the Northern Outer Banks (Newport News, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, Duck, Corolla, Elizabeth City, Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Southern Shores)

Email Craig at gaukers04@embarqmail.com

Woody Wooten – (910) 540-4268 – Brunswick and New Hanover Counties and The Grand Strand (Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Yaupon Beach, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Holden Beach, Topsail Island, Figure 8 Island, Georgetown, Myrtle Beach, Pawley’s Island, Surfside Beach, Litchfield, Murrells Inlet, DeBordieu, Ocean Ridge, Southport, Rutledge)

Email Woody at jjc0540@yahoo.com

Claire Richardson at the Muhler Company – (843) 377-4133 – Charleston to Hilton Head Island – (North Charleston, Kiawah Island, Edisto, Seabrook Island, Johns Island, James Island, Daniel Island, Folly Beach, Isle of Palms, Mount Pleasant, Beaufort, Summerville)

Email Claire at crichardson@muhler.com