About SMITHMYER Plumbing & Heating LLC
Your Comfort is Our Concern
Since 1946, Smithmyer Plumbing & Heating LLC has been a mainstay in Altoona, PA. We have provided our community with top quality plumbing, heating, and air conditioning services. We have always believed in quality, honesty, teamwork and keeping up with change, which is why we offer upfront pricing for our customers. We want you to make informed decisions about plumbing and HVAC maintenance and repairs.
We not only perform repairs and maintenance, but we also specialize in bathroom and kitchen remodels. If your fixtures need updating or you want a new look, our team is happy to provide you with options based on your needs and design ideas. At the end of the day, we want you to be happy with your choice and we’ll do everything we can to make that happen!
Bill is a Master Plumber, and Comfort Care Specialist. He started helping his father in the business at the age of 6, helping to shine fittings, carry parts and hold the flashlight. With over 50 years of experience in plumbing and HVAC, he now heads the business as our Comfort Care Consultant. Whether you are renovating a bathroom or kitchen, replacing your heating or AC systems, or have a question about your plumbing or HVAC, he is our “go to” man.
Cathy, has been married to Bill for 38 years and started learning the business at the age of 16, while helping out on “work dates”. As manager of the business for the past 14 years, she has implemented changes such as up front pricing, maintenance agreements and on site invoicing. These changes have allowed the business to grow and keep up with technological advances, while maintain the customer service that is the core of the business.
Journeyman Plumber, HVAC Installer and Service Tech, has grown up in and around the company business. After pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Penn State, while completing his Plumbing Apprenticeship requirements, he joined the company full time in 2007. The fourth generation to embrace the profession he brings the technical expertise needed to keep up with the advancing HVAC technology.
A Journeyman Plumber and HVAC Installer, Randy grew up in the business and has recently returned to bring his plumbing experience and business skills to enhance the team effort that is a keystone of our business. He plays a key role in the development of our apprentice plumbers, helping to train them in the hands on aspect of the plumbing profession.
Amber, our Administrative Assistant, was our second intern from the Altoona Area High School and has been with us since September of 2009, first as a part time intern and joining us full time in 2012. If you have called the office recently, she is the “voice” of the business. Answering the phone with her courteous, professional and cheerful message, she brings a fresh and youthful feeling to a company that has been in business for over 70 years.
Avonelle Smithmyer & Zander Smithmyer
Avonelle joined the family on August 30, 2013 and Zander joined us on September 19, 2016, they are shown here in the most important job within the company. Keeping Grandma and Pappy, happy.