Is your HVAC unit ready to weather the storm that is hurricane season? While a major storm can wreak havoc on homes, there are several steps you can take to make sure your unit stays as safe and secure as possible in harrowing conditions.

At American Air, Plumbing, and Electrical, we view our customers as an extension of our family. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive guide for helping you protect your system before, during, and after a big storm.


Prevention is critical when it comes to protecting your HVAC equipment and home, overall. To effectively prepare your home in advance of a storm, you can take measures like covering and securing your outdoor HVAC equipment, storing away any loose objects in the surrounding area that could cause damage, and preemptively addressing the possibility of a power surge with one of our surge protection packages. For more recommendations on what you can do to prep for a big storm, view our full infographic!


The work isn’t done once the storm hits! Learn about one of the most important steps you can take to protect your home during a storm in our full infographic.


Once the storm has completely passed, you’ll want to do a few things to ensure that everything is running smoothly and back in order. Our infographic will help guide you through these steps––from assessing your equipment, to replacing and re-setting your indoor units and more. And remember, if you are unsure of whether or not your equipment is functioning properly following the storm, don’t hesitate to give us a call at (407) 512-9337 to schedule an inspection.

The American Air, Plumbing, and Electrical team is 100% dedicated to helping our Florida customers feel satisfied with and confident in their HVAC system––no matter what the weather may bring. Download our infographic for our top tips on how to prep and protect your home in anticipation of the next big storm, and always remember that you can call on us for your most pressing HVAC needs (even in fair weather)! Visit for more information.

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