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We are smack dab in the middle of Atlantic Hurricane Season and South Florida is not exactly a hurricane-free zone. We often experience severe storms and strong winds that have the ability to knock out anything in its path – including the power. So, how can you keep cool in the event of a power outage? Find out below:

  1. Keep Windows Closed – when the sun is out during the day, keep your windows closed. Not only should you keep them closed, you should also close the curtains – the darker the better. If it gets cooler at night, you can open the windows then.
  2. Eat Cool – instead of finding ways to boil water for pasta or preparing hot meals, eat cold foods instead. Ice pops and cold-cut sandwiches are much better options.
  3. Choose Your Clothes Wisely – put down the tight-fitting gym clothes and opt for loose-fitting, light-colored clothing instead. It will help keep air circulating and keep you cooler.
  4. Go For A Swim – you can purchase battery powered fans for when you have to be inside, but going for a swim is a great way to cool off outside. Keep in mind that swimming during a storm is a major health hazard, so be sure to wait until it passes.

Having trouble with your central air conditioning system? Contact the experts at Aspen Air Conditioning today and we’ll get it back up and running for you before you lose your cool.

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