3 Common Signs Your AC Needs Repairs

Although summer is nearing its halfway point, things are still heating up, and that means more work for your home’s AC. Your home’s air conditioning system still has several months of hard work ahead of it before it’s going to get an opportunity for rest, and that means more risk of something going wrong within…

Air Conditioning Repair in Tampa Bay

If trying to determine what’s wrong with your AC unit is causing you frustration, contact a trusted Tampa Bay air conditioning company like Forest Air Conditioning & Heating before you spend any more time on the complication. Our skilled HVAC technicians will assess the problem and perform the air conditioning repair effectively. Scheduling an air…

Advantages of UV Germicidal Lights

The ductwork of air conditioning and heating systems harbor bacteria, viruses, and mold, so Tampa Bay HVAC technicians recommend installing UV germicidal lights to improve the air quality of your home. The UV light used in these products is safe and cost efficient, and UV germicidal lights are often used in hospitals and other commercial…

Three Reasons You Need A Spring Tune Up For Your Air Conditioning System

With spring finally here, most Tampa Bay homeowners have finally switched off their heating systems for the year, and are enjoying the brief period of milder weather before we have to switch on our air conditioning systems for the remainder of the spring, summer, and likely most of the fall as well. That being said,…

3 Reasons To Schedule Your Fall Heating Tune Up Before It’s Too Late

Now that fall is fully in swing, and winter is just right around the corner, many of us have started to find ourselves switching on our home’s heating systems to ward off the encroaching chill. As the temperatures start to drop further and further in the coming months, we are all going to start relying…

3 Benefits Of Getting A Programmable Thermostat In Your Home

Now that summer is here in full force, homeowners all over the country are taking the time to enjoy the outdoors, spend more time with family and friends, and tackle all sorts of home improvement projects such as HVAC that they might have been putting off for some time now. No matter what your plans…

Benefits Of Whole Home Air Cleaners

Have you taken a blanket off the bed or shaken a piece of clothing in your home only to find the air quickly saturated with floating particles and dust? Sometimes the particles are so obvious that you hate to think you are actually breathing in that stuff you see floating in the air. What’s bad…

Benefits Of Having A Furnace Tune-Up Performed Before Winter

With fall finally here and winter right around the corner, there a whole host of fun things to do and see. Unfortunately, there are also a lot of things to do to make sure your home is ready to ride out the couple cold months ahead. Although most homeowners take this opportunity to make sure…

Duct Cleanings Dual Benefits: Healthy Living and Money Saving

    All Floridians understand the importance of having a quality, reliable, and functional heating and cooling system for their homes or businesses. In order to ensure that your HVAC system performs when your family needs it most, it is important to have professional licensed HVAC specialists conduct routine inspections and maintenance on your system….

Choosing a Saint Petersburg Heating Replacement Contractor

If you want quality heating services, call Forest Air Conditioning & Heating. We have been proudly serving the Saint Petersburg area since 1991. Call today to find out why more customers trust us to be their local heating contractor in St. Petersburg & Tampa Bay. Here are the heating systems that your Saint Petersburg Heating…

Can Having Low Refrigerant Lead to a Heat Pump Repair?

Our warm St. Petersburg, FL weather is ideal for heat pump use, allowing residents to heat their homes in the winter and cool them in the summer with the same unit. A heat pump uses the same basic system that central air conditioners use…

Who Needs Professional Duct Cleaning in St. Petersburg, FL?

Who needs professional duct cleaning in St. Petersburg, FL? The short answer is anyone with ducts. Ducts serve an important role in an HVAC system, branching out from the central unit and carrying conditioned air (cool in the summer, warm in the winter) throughout your home.

The History of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is upon us: a time to get together with relatives, eat some great food, watch a little football or the parade, and stop to appreciate the good things we have in life. Beyond all that, however, there’s a fascinating history to the holiday and its traditions.

How Does a Ductless Heating System Work?

Here in St. Petersburg, FL, heating systems are usually thought of as gas furnaces, based around a central unit that distributes hot air through a series of ducts. It’s an effective and popular system, but it’s not the only system out there.

Does Year Round Use Mean Frequent Heat Pump Repair?

Heat pumps are designed to serve both as air conditioners and as heaters, which means they often see frequent use year round. This is especially true in the Tampa Bay area, which features mild winters that make heat pumps work especially well.

Heating Repair Tip: The Sooner, the Better

Here in St, Petersburg, FL, heating repair often feels like something we can put off for the time being. Mild winters and a plethora of other demands on our time and finances means that anything less than an emergency can result in a “we’ll deal with it later” response.

Air Conditioning Installation: Is it too Late to Add Air Ducts?

An air conditioning system in St. Petersburg, FL can be a godsend when it comes to keeping cool. A portable air conditioner may not be up to the task of cooling you home during our hot Florida weather, and a central air conditioning system…

When is it Necessary to Schedule Air Conditioning Repair in Tampa Bay

When is it necessary to schedule air conditioning repair in Tampa Bay? Tampa Bay’s hot weather makes air conditioning an absolute necessity, and when it breaks, you need to contact a qualified HVAC technician to repair it.

Clogged Air Filters and Air Conditioning Repair in Tampa Bay

Air conditioning repair in Tampa Bay is often a matter of spotting the problem quickly and acting before it becomes a major issue. Regular maintenance and routine “tune-ups” can help off-set the need for repair. When you don’t schedule such maintenance, however…

Tampa Bay Air Conditioning Repair Tip: Signs of Refrigerant Leaks

Tampa Bay air conditioning repair services see all kinds of problems, and learn to deal with them quickly. Ours is not a climate that forgives lengthy periods with a broken air conditioner, and service technicians learn to spot problems quickly…

When is Air Conditioning Repair in St. Petersburg, FL No Longer Worth It?

With air conditioning repair, St. Petersburg FL can’t afford to take chances. Our hot, muggy summers are unbearable without a reliable AC system to make your house comfortable. With proper maintenance and repairs, an AC unit can last a good long time.

St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Tip: Why Install a Ductless System

You may not have heard about ductless air conditioning systems, an innovation in AC technology, because for years they were limited principally to commercial use. But ductless mini splits have started to enter the residential sector…

Air Conditioning Repair in St. Petersburg, FL: Signs of a Capacitor Problem

Your air conditioner needs power to drive three important motors: two for the fans, and one for the compressor. Each time you start up your AC, a capacitor—a cylindrical device the size of a soda can—transmits an electrical charge that starts up these motors.

Dirt, Dust and Air Conditioning in St. Petersburg, FL

Dirt and Dust: you don’t want them to get into your home. And trust the trained experts at Forest Air: you definitely don’t want them in your air conditioning! Although we like to think of St. Petersburg, FL as a clean and beautiful place to live, dirt and dust still get in the air…

Happy Labor Day!

On the first Monday of every September, we celebrate Labor Day in honor of workers everywhere who strive to make our local community and country great. We enjoy the holiday like any other business as a time for BBQ, hanging out with friends and family…

Common Central Air Conditioning Repairs in St. Petersburg, FL

No one likes to think about repairing a major part of their home, especially when that part is as essential as central air conditioning and you live somewhere like St. Petersburg, FL. Our hot, muggy summers definitely make an impact…

St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Concerns: Sounds and What they Mean

In St. Petersburg, FL, air conditioning systems help keep our homes cool and comfortable when the mercury starts to rise. We can’t imagine living without them in the sultry conditions of the Gulf Coast. When sounds arise from the AC unit…

Signs of AC Electrical Issues

Air conditioning systems run on electricity, like most other household appliances. If the electrical components are damaged or faulty, it can cause serious problems in your AC unit’s ability to function. In Tampa Bay, air conditioning problems…

Which St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Option is Right for Me?

Choosing the right air conditioning option in St. Petersburg, FL can mean the difference between a comfortable summer and an unpleasant one. A good air conditioning system helps you fend off rising temperatures and escape those muggy heat waves. There

St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Repair Tip: Why Your Ductless AC Leaks Water

As its name implies, ductless air conditioning systems function without the ducts and vents used by central air conditioning systems. Ductless air conditioning systems are more effective than window-mounted units and make an attractive option…

Does a Poor Air Conditioning Installation Really Affect Performance? A Tampa Bay, FL AC Question

Some may wonder how much of a difference a poor air conditioning installation makes. After all, can a few mistakes or improper fittings really affect its performance? If cold air blows into the house the way it’s supposed to, why sweat the little details?

Tampa Bay, FL Air Conditioning Tip: Change Your Air Filter

In Florida, homeowners need to do everything they can to make sure their air conditioning systems are in tip top shape. During the cooling season, our systems have to combat serious heat and humidity, so it’s hardly surprising that we need to…

St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Repair Tip: Why Hire a Pro?

Most homeowners understand that the air conditioning system in their home is a huge part of their comfort. But you may not realize that one of the best ways to make sure that your AC works well is to have any work on it done by a professional technician.

Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July!

The 4th of July will forever hold a very special place in the history of the United States of America. On this day in 1776, the second Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence.

Why the Filter in Your AC System is Wet: A St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Guide

As convenient and reliable as central air conditioning systems may be, there are also always a number of problems that may develop with any mechanical system. When you find any irregularity with your AC system or notice any problems…

St. Petersburg, FL AC Tip: How Your Ductwork Affects Air Conditioning Efficiency

During the summer time, it’s not only important to stay cool, but to stay cool efficiently. Our energy bills are high enough as it is, we don’t need any additional expenses. If you’re concerned about your energy efficiency, then you might be interested…

St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Guide: Choosing the Right System for Your Home

If you need to replace your air conditioning system or if you need to have a new air conditioning system installed in your new home, finding the right system can be difficult. There are so many different brands, sizes and efficiency ratings…

Signs of Trouble with Your Air Conditioning System

Homeowners throughout St. Petersburg, FL area understand the value of a great air conditioning system. You need energy efficiency as well as performance so that you and your home budget remain comfortable. But as with any mechanical system…

Happy Memorial Day!

Every year on the final Monday of May, citizens of America come together to honor those who have served our country. Formerly known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day came to prominence after the American Civil War to commemorate…

My Air Conditioner Won’t Cool My Home: Electrical Issues

Does it seem like your AC refuses to cool your home? Does it fail to combat the heat and humidity of a summer’s day? Your AC is a complex system with various components and moving parts; electrical and mechanical systems overlap and work together…

Steps in Professional Tampa Bay, FL Air Conditioning Maintenance

Is your air conditioner not performing as well as it once did? Do you find that it can’t keep up during the hottest days of summer? While your AC may not need repair, it definitely needs professional routine maintenance in order to perform effectively and efficiently.

Common St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Mistakes

We’d like to talk about some common air conditioning mistakes that we often see homeowners make. It’s in everyone’s best interest to steer clear of these errors. When you are unclear about something regarding your AC, or need professional assistance…

And the winner is…

A few months ago we were promoting a drawing to win a free Kindle for those who sent us an email. We drew a name and (drum roll please), the winner is…. Fred & Millie Davis of St. Petersburg. Congratulations! Visit us often to take advantage of current promotions, read our newsletters, or to promote Forest Air by leaving a review!

Tampa Bay, FL Air Conditioning Repair Guide: How to Prevent Damage to Your AC

You rely heavily on your air conditioning during the summer in Tampa Bay, FL. It provides much-needed relief from the heat and humidity. But with all the use and abuse that it endures during a Florida summer, it’s no wonder that it may need repair…

St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Repair Guide: AC’s Fan Stopped Blowing

We rely on our air conditioners all cooling season long to ensure that we are comfortable in our St. Petersburg, FL homes. While we enjoy the sun here, we also enjoy coming home to crisp, dehumidified air on those particularly hot days.

Air Conditioning Repair in St. Petersburg, FL: Refrigerant Leaks

During the long cooling season in St. Petersburg, FL, we rely heavily upon our air conditioning systems to provide respite from the scorching outdoor temperatures. While we love the sun, we also like coming home to a crisp cool temperature in our home.

Factors to Consider with an Air Conditioning Installation in St. Petersburg, FL

If you’re in the market for air conditioning installation in St. Petersburg, FL, then is a variety of factors to consider. You need an AC that provides excellent cooling performance and energy efficiency, and will continue to do so for the years to come.

Air Conditioning Repair in St. Petersburg, FL: Signs of Compressor Problems

When you need to schedule professional air conditioning repair in St. Petersburg, FL, contact the AC repair professionals at Forest Air. While modern air conditioning systems are more efficient and durable than ever before, they are still mechanical systems.

Air Conditioning Repair in St. Petersburg, FL: My AC is Blowing Warm Air

Spring is the time for cleaning, organizing, and making sure you’re ready for the St. Petersburg, FL heat. As the temperature rises, you’ll soon need to rely on your AC on a daily basis to stay cool and comfortable. One frequent problem…

Tampa Bay, FL Air Conditioning Question: How Does Central AC Work?

Central air conditioning has forever changed our homes and lifestyles during the hot and humid months in south Florida. While heat pumps and ductless mini splits are no less “central,” and share many of the same features as conventional systems…

Ways to Improve Air Conditioning Efficiency in Your Tampa Bay Home

Many homeowners are looking for ways to improve their air conditioning efficiency in Tampa Bay this summer. While we cannot control the costs of energy, there are ways to make your home more efficient in order to reduce the cooling costs.

St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Guide: Do You Need a New AC This Cooling Season?

How do you know when to buy a new air conditioning system? This is a common question and an important one. After all, no homeowner wants to keep throwing money at an old AC this season only to have it breakdown the following year.

St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Guide: Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance Before Summer Arrives

The air conditioner is your lifeline during the long Tampa summers. To ensure the longevity and energy-efficiency of your air conditioning system, schedule routine maintenance service. Not only will an expert AC technician inspect and clean your cooling system…

St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Guide: How Air Conditioning Works

Forest Air would like to provide you with a guide about air conditioning: what it is, how it works, and how it affects you. Whether selecting a new AC system for your new home, upgrading to a more efficient model, or setting up a maintenance program…

Simple Tips to Cut AC Costs in St. Petersburg, FL

Living in Florida requires a good air conditioning system. With nearly year-round hot temperatures, keeping cool in your home can use quite a bit of energy. Homeowners throughout the St. Petersburg, FL area are constantly looking for ways…

St. Petersburg, FL Home Basic Guide: AC Components

Many homeowners and renters throughout the country depend on an air conditioning system to keep them comfortable during the hottest days of the year. Many fewer people really understand how their air conditioners actually work…

St. Petersburg Heat Pump Tip: Choosing the Right Heat Pump

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, call the St. Petersburg heat pump experts at Forest Air. We can offer expert advice about which model is more cost-effective for your home. Because heat pumps offer both heating and air conditioning…

Why Maintenance Matters: A St. Petersburg Heating and AC Question

Most of the appliances in your home get used on a daily basis. From your water heater and dish washer to your heating and AC system, you have a lot of devices that you depend on every day. When you live in Florida…

St. Petersburg, FL Air Conditioning Tip: Benefits of Our Cool Club Maintenance Plan

At Forrest Air, we provide maintenance plans to our St. Petersburg, FL customers to help keep their heating systems running smoothly. As a Cool Club member, you will receive many benefits…

How Duct Cleaning and Repair Can Save You Money in St. Petersburg, FL

Heating and cooling your home to keep it comfortable all year long, but it can also have a serious impact on your budget. At Forest Air, we know that living in discomfort is not an option you should have to resort to…

Happy New Year’s Eve!

Everyone at Forest Air wants to wish you a very happy New Years! We hope you have a fun (and safe!) time saying goodbye to the old year and welcoming in the new.

Happy Holidays from Forest Air!

Everyone at Forest Air wishes you a very happy holiday! We want to take this opportunity to thank all of our wonderful customers who make our business possible. We look forward to working with you in the future.

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