Secure your AC unit
Remove all loose structures
Be cool(er) and shut it down
This is a recommended step for a few reasons: cooling down your home prior to the storm’s arrival will maximize your comfort once the AC is off. Shutting it off in the first place will reduce the chances of permanent damage due to power surges following a power outing or flood. The storm itself should keep temperatures from getting unbearable, and you will have potentially saved yourself hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars in surge-related damage afterwards.
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