Vern and Linda Shoemaker start their family business on April 1st, 1979. They worked out of the garage of their home.
Richfield specialized in commercial plumbing by the late 80s Richfield began to work on residential properties as well.
Our first in-floor heating project is completed.
Plumbing in custom homes and renovations becomes our specialty and start working for many of the best builders in Edmonton
Dan joined the family business. He worked along side his father installing in-floor heating and learning the plumbing trade.
Dan recognized as a top apprentice in Alberta and becomes Journeyman in 2007
Richfield moved to the Strathcona Business Park Dan is made part owner
Andrew Bailey is hired as a 1 st year apprentice and is currently the construction Manager
Richfield is doing mostly construction but hires first full-time service technician to help existing customers. Jared Pickles is hired as a second-year apprentice and is currently service manager
Vern partially retires from day to day operations but is still majority owner
Richfield Plumbing moves to current location at 8740 51 avenue and Dan becomes 100% owner of Richfield Plumbing & Heating
Richfield implements major service procedures from top to bottom to improve customer experience such as StraightForward Pricing and complimentary full home mechanical inspection
Vern retires officially and works part-time and as a consultant
Infamous giant toilet photo booth is built