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It’s easy today to find local plumbers. You only have to type a few words into an Internet search engine and dozens of names pop up. But what’s behind that name, and who are you really hiring? Well, we can tell you that behind the name “Wimpy’s” is a history of quality, professionalism, and dedication to customer satisfaction that has kept us in business for three generations—and we plan to be around for many more. When you make us your choice for a plumber, we’ll see that you “Love Your Plumber”!

Our History of Quality

Winfred Butler founded Wimpy's Plumbing & Air in 1973. He chose to name the company after his own nickname, “Wimpy,” because he wanted people to remember the humorous name and immediately associate it with excellent service and a friendly attitude. After Wimpy passed away in 2003, his son Bubba Butler continued the business and upheld the same level of service that our customers had grown to love. Bubba grew up in the plumbing profession, and at age 18 became the youngest Master Plumber in Florida. His sister Lori has served as our office manager since 1973, and his son Mike Butler has become the third generation of Master Plumber to enter the business and carry on the family tradition of providing truly Dependable Plumbing.

State-Certified Master Plumbers

At Wimpy's Plumbing & Air, we only employee professional trained plumbers, not technicians. Many of our team members are state-licensed Master Plumbers— To gain a master’s license, a plumber must first work for a state-required number of years (4 in Florida, with at least 2 as a Journeyman), then pass an exam and show documentation of work experience. When you call on us for a plumbing job, you’ll know that the people who show up to do the job have the experience and training necessary to see that the work gets done right the first time. We’ve grown our business through the trust of our customers, who know that when they call us, they’ll receive quality.

Comprehensive Plumbing Services

With a team filled with reliable expert plumbers, you should expect a company that can handle any plumbing need. At Wimpy's Plumbing & Air, we offer a wide range of plumbing services that cover everything from the smallest fixes to extensive projects like re-plumbing for a bathroom or kitchen remodel. We repair and service all plumbing brands, and also provide service for water heaters (including gas, electric, heat pump, and tankless models), hot water recirculation systems, and water treatment systems. If you need drain and sewer line cleaning, we can take care of those job with the finest technology available.

Make the Dependable Choice

Our motto at Wimpy's Plumbing & Air is “Quality doesn’t cost… it pays!” We understand that doing the best job possible for our customers benefits them in both the short- and the long-term. Our reputation for delivering this quality is the reason that our customers love us and come back to us year after year for jobs of any size. We want you to “Love Your Plumber” too, so call us the next time you need plumbing for your home in Sarasota, FL.

What Our customers are saying

"We've been very impressed, and will continue to use Wimpy's in the future."

Catey B.