Recent tropical activity is a reminder to prepare for hurricanes. While most Floridians know to stock up on nonperishable food and supplies, preparing your air-conditioning unit can help you recover faster and more comfortably.
Before the storm, professionals at Air Pros USA recommend:
• Prevention is critical. Have a professional come out to perform a maintenance check on the unit.
• Secure the unit with hurricane straps or a protective cage.
• Remove loose tree limbs and foliage to reduce impact damage.
• As a storm approaches, cool the home as much as possible to cover up for a potential shutdown during the storm.