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Protect Your HVAC Unit from Storm Damage

Tips to Prevent Damage to Your AC

Thunderstorms bring winds that pose a moderate to high level of danger to people and property. What’s the best way to protect your system from severe weather conditions such as high winds?

  1. Cover your external unit – High winds are categorized as winds that exceed 58 MPH. As you can imagine (and may have experienced), strong gusts of wind can lift debris and cause indirect damage to property. Covering your condenser will better protect the more delicate parts of your HVAC system from stray twigs and other airborne debris.
  2. Strap down the condenser – Connecting your outdoor unit with straps reduces the chances of your system getting knocked over by debris.

Unfortunately, thunderstorms aren’t the only harsh conditions your HVAC system could experience during it