ACTION AIR & PLUMBING

This week’s featured business is Action Air & Plumbing, you can find their ad in the Plumbing/HVAC category in the home section of the website. Action Air & Plumbing is a family-owned business that originated right here in Lubbock. Take a look at the interview below to learn a little more about the owners, Jordan (son) & Terry (father) Ohlmann.

 

…but first, enjoy these pictures of Jordan’s family and the adorable pictures of Terry gifting his grandsons their first pipe wrenches. 🙂

Jordan Ohlmann & his family

Tell us a little about yourself: 

I grew up in Lubbock, and have been married to my wife Megan for 5 years. We have 2 boys, Toby (2) and Barrett (7 Months), and a golden retriever name Bode.

How long have you been in this business? 

My Dad, Terry, is originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He completed his plumbing apprenticeship there in the 70’s. My family moved the Lubbock in 1985 and started Action Plumbing. I grew up going on service calls with him when I was out of school, and quickly learned the difference between a channel lock and crescent wrench. In 2001 I started working in the business full time while finishing high school and took over the operations of the Lubbock area when we expanded to Midland where Terry also pastors a church.

What’s your favorite part about your business? 

I really enjoy meeting new people and taking the time to get to know our customers. Plumbing and HVAC problems are never fun as a homeowner, but I enjoy putting a smile on peoples face after taking care of their problems.

Do you have any hidden talents (or favorite hobbies)?

I love photography. It lets me explore my artistic side, and my wife gets awesome pictures for our walls. Both my Dad and I shoot pistols in USPSA competitions.  It’s a wonderful hobby to be able to enjoy with him, and hopefully, my sons will join us when they’re older.

What’s your favorite restaurant in Lubbock? 

The Shack for BBQ, and my wife and I enjoy a nice date night at The Crafthouse Gastropub.

If you had a free weekend and $2,000 to spend, what would you do?

Probably a family trip to either Lake LBJ or the mountains. Family time is the most important thing to me, and I enjoy spending time out in nature with my boys.

What’s the best business advice you’ve ever received? 

Show up on time, and do what you say you’re going to do. We’ve built our reputation over 2 generations by being prompt, honest, and professional in every area of our business.