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Currently Installed Ductwork

Can the Currently Installed Ductwork be Used with a Newly Installed AC Unit? On structures with central heating and air conditioning, ductwork is usually installed above the ceiling or beneath the floors. Ductwork is what moves the air and disperses it in every room through vents. A common question many people ask is: “can I [...]

Currently Installed Ductwork2020-03-02T17:20:42-05:00

Unit Capacity

What Size or Capacity System do I Need to Properly Cool my Home? In Florida, having a properly functioning HVAC system isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. Floridians experience warm weather for most of the year, with summertime temperatures reaching into the 100’s. When you’re installing or upgrading your home’s HVAC system, it might seem [...]

Unit Capacity2020-01-15T16:37:41-05:00

Why is there Ice on my Air Conditioner

Why is There Ice on My Air Conditioner? There are quite a few issues that can arise within an air conditioning unit. One common problem we come across is the build up of ice on the pipes leading into the air handler. Unfortunately, a few things can cause this. To determine exactly what’s going on [...]

Why is there Ice on my Air Conditioner2019-12-30T16:20:13-05:00

Water Leaking

Why Do I Have Water Leaking from My Air Handler? Water leaking from your indoor air conditioner is never a good sign. It usually means something isn’t operating properly. On a properly functioning unit, all water should be draining outdoors. A/C units come with built-in condensate lines and pans to catch any water that may [...]

Water Leaking2019-10-14T17:02:45-04:00

Why is my Air Conditioning not Blowing Cold Air?

Why is my Air Conditioning not Blowing Cold Air? There are many possibilities as to why your air conditioning isn’t blowing out cold air. The first thing you should check is your indoor coil. The air filter is attached to the coil. Hopefully you’re familiar with it, because they require occasional replacement. If your current [...]

Why is my Air Conditioning not Blowing Cold Air?2019-09-13T14:04:00-04:00

AC Keeps Running

What Do I Do if My AC Unit Keeps Running & Won’t Shut Off? A constantly-running air conditioning unit isn’t good. It’s usually a sign of something more serious going on with your system. Besides increasing your electric bill, it can do severe damage to the entire system if left untreated. The best thing to [...]

AC Keeps Running2019-08-05T11:33:48-04:00

Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance As a home or business owner, caring for your property and those inside of it is always a top priority. At Charlie’s Tropic Heating and AC, preventative maintenance is something we encourage for all our customers. Taking the steps to routinely care for your HVAC system helps to prevent serious repairs down [...]

Preventative Maintenance2019-05-08T12:54:48-04:00

Customer Service

Customer Service Excellent customer service is the backbone of Charlie’s Tropic. When Charlie started his business, he desired to focus just as much of his efforts on customer service as he did on providing great HVAC service. As a locally owned and operated business, the level of service we can provide to the Jacksonville community [...]

Customer Service2019-04-29T16:51:25-04:00

Air Conditioning Service & Repair

Jacksonville Air Conditioning Service & Repair There’s a great responsibility that comes along with servicing a community in the HVAC industry. At Charlie’s Tropic, our dedication has and always will be to our customers. Our commitment doesn’t end with the completion of a new unit installation; we’re here for the long haul. The service [...]

Air Conditioning Service & Repair2019-03-05T14:17:43-05:00

6 Tips for Staying Cool During Extreme Heat

6 Tips for Staying Cool During Extreme Heat As Jacksonville’s temperatures soar into the 90s and the real feel peaks above 100 degrees it’s become more important than ever to stay cool wherever you can. Turning your thermostat down is one of the most logical ways to beat the heat but it also demands peak [...]

6 Tips for Staying Cool During Extreme Heat2018-11-15T16:15:23-05:00