HomeServe acquires Louisville-based United Plumbing Company

LOUISVILLE, Ky .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – HomeServe USA (HomeServe), a leading provider of home service plans, repair and installation services, today announced the acquisition of United Plumbing Company (United Plumbing). Based in Goshen, Kentucky, a suburb of Louisville, the residential plumbing company has been providing top quality plumbing services in the area for several decades.

The relationship between United Plumbing and HomeServe is not new. United Plumbing has been a long-time HomeServe Network entrepreneur for 14 years and has won numerous accolades and accolades over the years, including the prestigious Diamond Award, given annually to HomeServe’s Best Entrepreneur.

United Plumbing is led by Christopher Montgomery, a United States Marine Corps veteran and sole owner of the company since 2012. While Chris has worked in the plumbing industry for nearly three decades, the family legacy Montgomery’s plumbing industry dates back to the late 1930s, when Sam Montgomery, Sr., Chris’ grandfather, began his career as a plumber, before starting his own plumbing business in the mid 1940s. , which he led until his retirement in the mid-1980s. In 1984, Chris’s father and brother, Sam Montgomery, Jr. and Sam Montgomery, III, respectively, started United Plumbing.

Chris Montgomery joined the family business in the mid-1990s, became its owner in 1999 and soon after launched the company’s services division, a precursor to United Plumbing’s current business focus. Today, United Plumbing has nearly 40 employees and offers a variety of exterior and interior plumbing services including: leak detection, drain cleaning, septic tank installation and maintenance, hydrojet, sewer repair and maintenance, heaters. -water, repair of leaks from faucets and pipes and sump. pumps.

“Cultural fit, quality of service and customer experience are the three most important attributes that we assess when considering new acquisitions,” commented Rob DiPietro, President, HomeServe Skilled Trades. “United Plumbing embodies these attributes at the highest level, and we are excited about the growth prospects and opportunities ahead of this expansion of our partnership. We’re also excited to enter the Louisville Market, a key strategic market for HomeServe, and a city with a rich history and legendary traditions like the Kentucky Derby. With United Plumbing, we believe we have the right horse for the race.

Chris Montgomery, former owner of United and recently appointed CEO, commented on the acquisition: “Deciding to sell your business is never an easy decision. United Plumbing has been good for me, my family and my extended family who are my employees. I feel blessed. But I knew that if I wanted to take United to the next level, I wanted to have the right partner. HomeServe has been a great partner and this decision is a testament to that relationship. I am excited about this next chapter as part of HomeServe.

Leading plumbing, HVAC, and electrical companies interested in growing or transitioning their business, now or in the future, should visit www.HomeServeTransition.com to learn more. Business owners can also contact Rob DiPietro, President, HomeServe Skilled Trades LLC, at [email protected]

About HomeServe USA

HomeServe USA Corp. (HomeServe) is a customer-centric business that enables utilities and municipalities to educate, protect and advocate for their customers facing home repair emergencies. Serving over 4.8 million customers in the United States and Canada and working with over 1,100 major municipal and utility partners, HomeServe protects homeowners from the expense and inconvenience of plumbing, electricity, HVAC and other home repair emergencies.

Through its network of trained local technicians, HomeServe performs a repair or installation at a customer’s home every 34 seconds. HomeServe is also a leading provider of residential energy efficiency solutions. Over the past twelve months, HomeServe has installed nearly $ 100 million worth of residential HVAC efficiency upgrades.

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