Orlando, Florida — Southern Home ServicesTM Corp. announced the acquisition of FAST of Florida, a prevalent HVAC, plumbing and electric service provider in Clearwater, Florida; Duron Smith A/C & Heat, a prominent HVAC repair, maintenance and installation service provider in Melbourne, Florida; and Patricks Heating and Air Conditioning, a leading provider of HVAC service and repair and water heater installation services in Ocala, Florida.
FAST of Florida
Since 1972, FAST of Florida Inc. has offered the best in HVAC, home appliance, plumbing and electrical service and installation for condominium and single-family homes throughout St. Petersburg and Clearwater, Florida. FAST of Florida has 46 employees and a fleet of 42 vehicles. Their office is centrally located in Pinellas County at 13003 US Hwy. 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33764.
Patricks Heating & Air Conditioning
Patricks Heating & Air Conditioning has 6 employees, 7 vehicles and operates out of its office located at 9 Cypress Rd Pass, Ocala, Florida.
Duron Smith A/C & Heat
Duron Smith A/C & Heat has 9 employees, 8 vehicles and operates out of its facility located at 7285 Waelti Drive, Melbourne, FL 32940.
“Southern Home Services expects to continue the popular service programs our customers have enjoyed over the years, yet the operation will eventually employ more automated and efficient business systems to better service our customers,” said David Venier, General Manager of FAST of Florida. “As far as our customer’s current service agreements and appointments, they will simply continue; however, our merger with Southern Home Services will allow us to further improve our services and overall customer experience.”
Since its inception in 2016, Southern Home Services Corp. has enjoyed significant growth through acquisitions and market share. The company currently services approximately two hundred thousand households annually, and has nearly doubled in size over the past two years. As a result of the recent acquisitions, Southern Home Services is now comprised of 7 brands and 12 service locations, employing more than 430 experienced professionals throughout Florida and North Carolina.
Patricks Heating & Air Conditioning, Duron Smith A/C & Heat and FAST of Florida employees are already enjoying more robust employee benefits and business resources from the merger. According to Mike Stucky, CEO of Southern Home Services, “These highly reputable operations are a natural fit for the Southern Home Services family of home service companies. We see our partnership with each new acquisition as a great opportunity to further expand the high-quality services that our customers have come to expect and enjoy by leveraging our growing resources, and ultimately offering even more efficient and affordable products and services.”