Essential HVAC Tips and Tricks for Central Florida Homeowners

Keeping Cool in the Sunshine State

Apex Air Conditioning & Refrigeration is committed to helping residents of Winter Haven, Auburndale, Davenport, Eagle Lake, and Lake Alfred, FL maintain comfortable indoor environments. Here are some valuable tips and tricks for optimal HVAC performance:

Regular Maintenance

1. Schedule bi-annual professional inspections
2. Replace air filters monthly
3. Keep outdoor units clear of debris and vegetation

Energy Efficiency

– Set your thermostat to 78°F (26°C) during summer months
– Use ceiling fans to improve air circulation
– Install programmable thermostats for better temperature control

AC Installation and Replacement

– Choose an appropriately sized unit for your home
– Consider energy-efficient models with high SEER ratings
– Ensure proper insulation throughout your house

Common AC Issues

1. Refrigerant leaks: Look for ice buildup on copper lines
2. Clogged condensate drain: Watch for water pooling near indoor units
3. Faulty compressor: Listen for unusual noises during operation

Remember, while DIY maintenance is important, professional AC service and repair are crucial for addressing complex issues and ensuring longevity of your HVAC system. Apex Air Conditioning & Refrigeration is here to help with all your cooling needs in Central Florida.