Apollo Beach Air Conditioning Repair
As a Apollo Beach Air Conditioning Repair Contractor Velocity Air Conditioning always puts the customer first. We have earned a premier reputation by tailoring air conditioning systems to specifically fit each customer’s needs. When you hire us for your Apollo Beach Air Conditioning Repair needs, our team of licensed and insured, highly trained air conditioning experts will study your project and expectations carefully, then design and install the perfect cooling system suited to your needs. Our Apollo Beach Air Conditioning Repair & Air Conditioner Maintenance services are the most thorough and comprehensive seasonal maintenance service provided in Hillsborough County.
Our Apollo Beach Air Conditioning Repair Services
We offer free in-home evaluations. We feel that important that we take a complete survey to assure you get the correct solution to your problems, Velocity also offers custom installations and replacements for residential and commercial applications. We offer emergency service on air conditioning and heating units, refrigeration and air filtration systems, as well as commercial roof top units. We’re fully equipped to repair all makes and models of heating and air conditioning systems, including geothermal and solar HVAC systems.
Why Choose Us?
Owner Bill Snyder has been proudly serving the Apollo Beach Area air conditioning and heating industry for 9 years. When he opened Velocity Air Conditioning he had a vision of providing superior service and Air Conditioning Repair at a fair price without cutting corners.
Velocity Air Conditioning takes pride that it is a family owned business that provides quality and efficient Apollo Beach Air Conditioning Repair & Air Conditioning Services or replacement to residential homes and commercial businesses in the Apollo Beach area. We’re available by phone 7 days a week. We’re here for you, when you need us.
Family owned means you will get personal service with experience in customer satisfaction. We are here assist you in the repair, and modernization of your climate control system, providing energy efficiency tips whenever possible. Rest assured, Velocity only uses top-of-the-line, brand-name equipment. We offer a lifetime guarantee on all Apollo Beach Air Conditioning Repair Services and extended warranties on most equipment that we sell.
"I called Velocity Air requesting a quote for duct cleaning on a Friday afternoon around 4:30pm. Brittany was my representative. She asked some very good questions and determined that we qualified for a in home second opinion. Our A/C was not functioning properly and I was going off of a previous diagnosis from another company. Bill was at my house the following day. He was amazing."
"We had trouble and called a different company. Charged more then they said and didn't fix. I took a change and called you guys. Setting up an appointment was easy. Brittany in office was pleasant. And what a refreshing change I got with Shawn. He was TERRIFIC. He explained things and answered questions. Fixed our unit for less then I paid the first one. So happy to meet a considerate gentleman. Thank you for employing this young man, he does your company proud. He is our go to guy from now on. :) Take Care, Linda"
"They were amazing they came out to our house at 10 at night to fix our air conditioning so that we didn't even have to go one evening without air conditioning and that is so important in Florida. They were quick and so polite and did not act annoyed by the time of day that we called them they were so prompt and professional and affordable I really felt like I could rely on them to be honest about what was wrong and it was a simple fix and they didn't try to sell us a bunch of other stuff that we didn't need and I will always use this company."
"Velocity Air Conditioning Technician Brad was the best! I’ve been having issues with my son’s A/C unit for months. After several attempts from other companies to resolve the problem, voila there comes Velocity Air right on time and ready to tackle my son’s problem. Brad is a definite asset to the company. He was genuinely concerned for my son’s dilemma and it is greatly appreciated. Velocity Air is 5 star and number one in our book. Kudos to Brad for a job well done!!!"
"Called 4 companies on Sunday to come repair my AC. 2 never called me back. 1 tried to charge me weekend rates. No way I would pay that. It's ridiculous.
Fourth call was to Velocity air. They sent out a tech within 30mins. Tech new his stuff and solved my issue within 15mins. Honest, professional, knowledgeable, and didn't try to charge me ridiculous prices. Very happy with my service and will use them again on the future."
"Our air conditioner was not working properly I set up for the 3rd of the month but I end up calling them back and they squeezed me and the following day now I have cold air thanks to the time the air conditioning guy check through everything made sure everything was working properly my air conditioning unit was too full on air conditioner freon and he emptied it out and filled it properly now I have cold AC I would recommend this company to anyone that likes excellent friendly service and thorough inspection."
"When I called Velocity air they were able to come that day, and where able to install a new A/C unit by the end of the week for a great price! The technicians and the office where very helpful and made sure I was informed ever step of the way. I definitely recommend them!"
"Air went out late Friday. Sent an email on Velocity's website, and they called me at 7:30 Saturday morning, and said they could come out by 11. Got here right after, and Erik, the service technician, looked the unit over, and found a blown fuse(of some type). He replaced the fuse, and the unit started working very well. They charged us less than $175. They could have easily charged me $700, and I probably would have had that done. Great job. I will always recommend Velocity Air to my friends and neighbors. Thanks for being so honest. And such quick service."
"I cannot say enough about these guys, best AC service I have ever received by a long shot. Placed service call late and the service man Shawn came right over, got my system back up and running, awesome service. Had them install my Trane system a year ago, excellent workmanship. Totally recommend!"
"Tyler and his crew came out and took care of my AC unit that wasn't working, came out quickly, got it running and running very well. "
"6 stars! Why use anyone else? Incredible from the initial phone call until job completion. A/C died in our rental house while we were out of town and they got on it within an hour, troubleshot and fixed it in another hour. Happy renters make happy owners. There's a lot of A/C companies to choose from but I've not had one that comes close to their friendliness and professionalism. They got me up and running in minimal time. Thanks Velocity!"
"Very impressed with Velocity Air Conditioning! I called at 9am and Tyler was here by 10am (he had a 40 minute drive in early morning traffic to my home). Tyler was very thorough and helpful. He had the parts on his truck and my unit fixed in less than 30 minutes. I will be enrolling in Velocity Air Conditioning's maintenance plan and look forward to doing business with Velocity for all my service needs! Thanks so much Tyler!"
About Apollo Beach
The history of Apollo Beach started in 1923 on land owned by the Dickman family, then used annually for farming and grazing pasture. Much of the land was mangrove and low-elevation and was considered uninhabitable.
In the 1930s, Paul Dickman conceived the idea of a waterfront community. He felt the location was ideally located equidistant between Tampa and Bradenton along U.S. Route 41.
The Dickmans secured the services of an engineering firm in Miami, “Radar Engineering”, to design a subdivision including roads, canals, schools, recreation areas, and community services.
In the early 1950s, Dickman negotiated the sale of the land to three men from New York: Turner, Dean and Clark. They named the land “Tampa Beach”, believing the association with Tampa would attract interested persons more readily than a name which did not properly locate the area geographically.
Construction began on the Flamingo Canal near U.S. 41, and proceeded toward Fairway Boulevard. It was their intention to extend the canal to Tampa Bay so as to achieve access to open water. The task became too large for the amount of capital they had invested and for the abilities of the persons involved and in 1956 they notified Dickman they could not go through with the project.
In 1957, Francis Corr, a retired businessman from Michigan, purchased the land. Corr renamed the area La Vida Beach. Legend has it that in 1958 Corr’s wife Dorothy suggested a new name, Apollo Beach, for the area’s greatest benefit — sunshine. Locals say the name was also inspired by the U.S. space program that was then developing in Florida. Mr. Corr started construction of 50 homes in the area between U.S. 41 and Golf & Sea Boulevard.
In early 1958, Corr reached an agreement with Robert E. Lee, a South Carolina contractor, to join in the development. Lee was to continue the dredging of canals and in exchange, was to receive parcels of land.
In the early 1960s, Francis Corr sold his company and the Apollo Beach land to a Miami company known as Flora Sun Corporation. Flora Sun sold some of the land on the northern end to Tampa Electric Company for a power plant site on the land’s northern border, which is now the Big Bend power plant. Flora Sun failed in its obligations in the purchase of the land from the Corr family and about seven years later the family got the land back out of bankruptcy court.
In the mid-1960s, Corr’s son, Thomas, moved his young family to the area to continue work on the Apollo Beach project; however, while the land was in bankruptcy proceedings from Flora Sun, the dredge and fill permits required to construct the canal system expired.
The Corr family continued to struggle with the development over the years, facing regulatory hurdles and tightening growth policy in Florida with the passage of the growth management act in 1972 and expanded policies in 1984.
Thomas Corr continued to develop the community and donated land for parks and schools and preserving hundreds of acres of mangrove swamps and environmental areas. He started a community bank, a chamber of commerce, civic clubs and festivals. Thomas Corr died in 1998. In 2006, Hillsborough County honored the work of Thomas Corr by naming the new elementary school on Big Bend Road the Thomas P. Corr Elementary School.
Today Apollo Beach is a thriving waterfront community with year-round boating, fishing, and other water activities. The estimated 55 miles of canals lead to Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico via underpass of the Sunshine Skyway bridge.