Our History As One of the Oldest Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Companies

1885 PDM is founded. 1885 Pdm Founder George Poehner
1890s PDM offers the latest base burner heating and first electric fan. Hires Spanish-American war veterans. 1890 Base Burner Stove
1920s Joliet Rialto Square Theater opens. PDM installs first siphon toilets. Hires WWI veterans. 1920 American Standard Pro Toilet
1930s Chicago World's Fair. PDM installs first blower-furnace and air conditioning system. 1930 Heating Old Ad
1937 First Lutheran Church becomes Joliet's first air conditioned church after PDM installation. 1937 First Lutheran Church Joliettee Street
1943 Rudy Mahalik serves in the Pacific Fleet aboard the USS Savo Island aircraft carrier. 1943 Rudy Naval Photo
1950s Rudy Mahalik invents safe drain cleaning equipment. PDM hires Korean War veterans. 1950 Rudy Drain Cleaning Invention
1960s Copper water piping becomes a common upgrade in homes. PDM hires Vietnam War veterans. 1960 Pipe Refabrication
1970s PDM helps with construction of Salem Towers, installing plumbing for 230 apartments. 1970 Pdm Salem Tower Plumbing
1980s Over 500,000 clients served in our first century. 1980 Old Pdm Truck
1990s PDM repipes The Park Tower, a 14 story building. Hires Desert Storm veterans. 1990 Pdm Repiping Park Tower
2000s Over 5,000 furnaces, air conditioners, water heaters and pumps installed this decade. 2000 Pdm Amana Hat Front
2010s PDM installs new classroom air conditioning system in Union School District 81. 2010 Pdm Service Vans
2020s PDM has provided over 1,000 HVAC, plumbing and maintenance jobs. 2020 Pdm Worker With Plumbing Equipment

PDM grew up during epidemics, depressions and world wars. We've learned how to make people comfortable in good times and bad. 

Contractors come and go all the time. It takes something special to last for more than a hundred years. It takes commitment. It takes dedication. It takes a stubborn refusal to change with the times, instead choosing to stick with what's always been important - our word, our work ethic and our guarantee of quality work, every time. That's what has helped us maintain our high level of success over the years. That's what lets you know you can "leave the keys" with us and trust us to take care of your home as if it were our own. Call one of the oldest plumbing, heating & cooling company in the area.

What Makes PDM The Most Trusted Name In Plumbing, Heating & Cooling

Over our century of service, we've held to certain traits and standards that set us apart from the rest. Here's what you get when you call PDM:

  • Highly trained, resourceful and courteous technicians who leave your home just as they found it.
  • Expert advice that will never steer you wrong.
  • A commitment to our environment with an eye to the future.
  • A company dedicated to protecting your comfort, your health and your wallet.
  • A 100% Satisfaction Guarantee we'll stand behind no matter what.

For your home and family, you need someone you can rely on. That's why we're here. Give us a call at 815-726-6264 today.

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