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2021 Hurricane Season

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Living in Florida, you probably are used to preparing for bad weather, but is preparing your Air Conditioning System part of that routine?

According to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, is expected to be an “above normal” season with 13 to 20 named storms, including 3 to 5 major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or higher).

These tips will keep you comfortable and your AC protected in the event of a hurricane:

Clear and Cover

Prior to the storm, bring in any outdoor tables, chairs or other items that could become airborne and cause damage to the AC System. You can even cover the outside unit with a tarp in order to keep it free from flying leaves, dirt and other debris, but make sure to remove the covering before you turn the unit back on!

Cool Down Your House

Before the threat of the storm is imminent, try cooling your house as much as possible so you are comfortable for a while after you turn off your AC System.

Turn Off the Power

Nearly 90% of all electrical system damage occurs when the AC is left on during a thunderstorm or hurricane. You may have to tolerate a bit of heat and humidity when you turn off your AC but leaving it on could cost you thousands of dollars in repairs.

Wait 20 Minutes

Keep the AC off until the storm passes and don't be in a rush to turn it back on. In the event of flooding, don’t restore power to the equipment until it is completely dry and you are certain that it is safe to do so.

Even if the unit looks unharmed, wait a minimum of 20 minutes after the power is restored to turn the AC System back on. Unstable or “dirty” power is common in the minutes after the power returns.

Stay safe and don’t forget to include your AC System in your Hurricane Preparedness Plan. 

Helpful Links 

NOAA:

National Hurricane center

FloridaDisaster.org:

Hurricanes

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