B&C Plumbing and Heating - Hutchinson, Minnesota

About Us

Our goal is to be the best plumbing and heating company in the industry with excellent, courteous, and knowledgeable service.

B & C Plumbing was established in 1997 by Bob Arthur and Corey Strom. Both possess a Master's license in plumbing. Together, they have 65+ years of experience. B & C has 16 employees with specialties in hydronics, low voltage wiring, HVAC controls, HVAC building and design, boiler installation, and ground source geothermal heating and cooling systems. We install air source heat pumps and air conditioners, hot water heaters, on-demand water heaters, in-floor heating systems, and fuel oil furnaces.

B & C specializes in new home construction. We also service all makes and models of HVAC equipment and plumbing repairs.

We install Rheem furnaces, air conditioners, heat pumps; and air exchangers. Rheem is a top rated furnace by Consumer Reports. Other brands that B & C installs include IBC High Effiency Boilers, Navien combi-boilers, A.O. Smith water heaters, Aprilaire humidifiers, Fujitsu Mini Split systems and Delta faucets. We will also install brands of your choice.

Our service technicians are NATE certified and are continuously trained to the highest industry standards in order to keep up with the technology changes and also carry licenses in refrigeration and recovery.

Employee Bios

Bob Arthur

Bob is the "B" of the B & C. He and Corey started the company in August of 1997. Bob does the bids and billing and keeps the office moving forward. When he isn't working, Bob enjoys spending time with his family and friends and sometimes you can catch him behind the scenes of a Karaoke party, making sure everyone has a good time.

Corey Strom

Corey is the "C" of B & C; he grew up in Proctor Minnesota. Corey is out in the field more, and supervises the plumbing side of the operation. When he isn't working, he enjoys hunting and spending time at his cabin in Northern MN; spearing Northerns in the winter time, and hanging out with friends and family.

Andrew Paul

Andy Paul has been with B & C Plumbing since October of 2003. He grew up in Hutchinson, graduating from Hutch High School. He is one of the plumbers, usually heading up the work on the out of town jobs. When he's not at work, he enjoys spending time with his daughter and his family, and does some hunting in the fall.

Brad Paulson

Brad started being a service tech in January 2015 when he started working at B & C. Brad grew up in Cokato, Minnesota, and enjoys playing softball, bowling, hunting, fishing and camping when he is not working. Brad has been installing HVAC systems, mini-splits, water heaters and works with the HVAC crew on new construction also.

Chris Meyer

Chris grew up in the small town of Truman Minnesota. He has been a service technician for nearly 25 years. Chris has been employed with B & C Plumbing & Heating since 2007. You may see him at your door if you call for an estimate on your heating/cooling equipment. Chris is NATE certified, Navian Factory Certified, Licensed Power Limited Technician, Beckett Master, he is also trained in Heat’ N’ Glo fireplace and holds many many more certifications.

Chris Post

Chris grew up in Litchfield Minnesota. Chris has been a service technician since 1999. He has worked with B & C Plumbing & Heating since 2002. When Chris is not taking service calls, he enjoys going fishing, kayaking, anything to do with computers. He is certified in NATE, which is the most thorough test a technician can take. Chris is also certified in Fujitsu, International Ground Source Heat Pump Association ( IGSHPA), and Navian Factory Certified.

Cordie Arthur

Cordie is one of the secretaries here at B & C since April of 2003. Cordie makes sure that everyone is up to date with the licenses and permits needed to keep the business going. She grew up in Watertown, Minnesota, and enjoys gardening, sewing and reading and also spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Dakota Damlow

Dakota grew up in Hutchinson Minnesota. He started working at B & C in March of 2015 and is considered a shop guy, he also helps out when he is needed in any way he can. When he is not helping out the guys with miscellaneous jobs he enjoys farming.

Dan Carnes

Dan just recently came back to B & C. He will be working with the Service Technicians and will fill in wherever he is needed. Dan enjoys spending time with his son and also with friends and extended family whether its camping or working on some project. Dan is ready and willing to help out wherever his help is needed.

Darin Kindt

Darin grew up in Belle Plain Minnesota and has been a service plumber since 1999. He has been with B & C off and on since 2003. Darin is certified in Wardflex, Aquatherm, Gas Tight, T- Drill, Wirsbro sprinkler, and Pipe fitting. When Darin is not at work he enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, 4-wheeling, and snowmobiling.

Ellen Mackedanz

Ellen grew up in Cokato Minnesota and graduated from Dassel-Cokato High School. She started working with B & C Plumbing and Heating in August of 2004. She is one of the secretaries at B & C. She also is in charge of the inventory, ordering parts, and billing. When she is not trying to keep up with the paperwork she enjoys reading, 4-wheeling, spending time at the cabin up north, and having quality time with friends and family.

Jake Mackedanz

Jake started back with B & C Plumbing in April of 2017 to help out with the HVAC crew or where ever his help is needed. Jake graduated from Litchfield High School in 2014, and has been around the business most of his life being Ellen's youngest son. He comes to us with a year experience with basement waterproofing, and is familiar with Radon Mitigation as well.

Luci Turan

Luci Turan is the bookkeeper here at B & C. She comes to us with many years of experience and is a great asset to our team. Luci enjoys spending time with her family and her horses and dogs, and working on crafty things.

Owen Knacke

Owen started with B & C Plumbing in July of 2006. He was born and raised in Hutchinson, and has been employed in the plumbing and heating field for many years. He was our Lead Service man, and also Salesman and could do just about any plumbing repair imaginable. He can be found now in the office, helping Bob and the girls manage the phone calls and orders most of the service parts for the guys. When he is not working he enjoys hunting and bass fishing when ever possible.

Shon Landfair

Shon grew up in Hutchinson Minnesota most of his life. He has been in the plumbing business since 1997. Shon has been with B & C Plumbing & Heating since then; and has been a Journeyman Plumber since 2006. Shon recently got certified to test RPZ back flow preventer valves and will be doing that along with his service calls. When he’s not working Shon loves to go fishing, kayaking, camping and spending time with his friends and family.

Tim Mackedanz

Tim started working with B & C in September of 2016 with the HVAC crew. Tim graduated from Litchfield HS and grew up in the area. He previously spent a summer working with the plumbers between years of college, then went and worked as a painter for a few years. Tim enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time and spending time with family and friends.

Travis Piepenburg

Travis started working with the plumbers in February of 2018. He helps Andy out with all the out of town work, and keeps himself busy with Corey's projects around the shop when the plumbing gets slow. Travis grew up just north of Lake Manuella and graduated from Litchfield HS in 2010. He is married and currently lives with his wife in Brownton. When he isn't working, he enjoys spending time with his friends and hunting and enjoying the outdoors.

Trevis Lee

Trev has been with B & C since March of 2000. He has been B&C’s lead HVAC installer since 2005. He grew up in Hutchinson Minnesota and when he is not at work he enjoys bowling, camping with his family and working in his Woodshop. Trev is also a licensed Journeyman Plumber, certified for Wardflex and Gastite Gas Pipe, and Freon.

Vincent Humphrie

Vince comes to B & C from Dallas, TX. His wife, Melissa is a Hutchinson native. They have a 3 year old daughter. Vince started working as an HVAC Tech in the fall of 2017, and came to B & C in July of 2018. When he isn't working, he enjoys watching baseball, especially the Texas Rangers; watching Pro Wrestling, playing Ultimate Frisbee (not to be confused with disc golf!). Vince also spends quiet time in Bible study, and has begun fishing as a Minnesota resident.