Vern and Linda Shoemaker start their family business on April 1st, 1979. They worked out of the garage of their home.
As a company, we strive to exceed your expectations on how your service is handled from start to finish. We begin by being easy to deal with, friendly, and caring about what is in the best interest of you and your family. Whether it is construction plumbing or service plumbing, we can handle anything big or small. Locally owned and operated since 1979, we know that our friends(clients) are our most valuable asset and we work hard to build an outstanding relationship where we are the ones to answer any plumbing or heating questions. That’s why we are “Your Friendly Neighbourhood Plumber!”
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