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Fred Smith Plumbing & Heating Co.
1674 First Ave New York, NY 10128


There are many reasons why New York’s premier residential buildings, institutions, and private schools rely on Fred Smith Plumbing and Heating. Since 1914, our reputation has been built on high quality, fairly priced service and an impeccable attention to detail. On doing a job right the first time and doing it neatly. On never having to make excuses. We have over 120 trained professionals on staff, and when you call Fred Smith, you always get a real, live plumber on the phone — not a receptionist or, worse, an answering machine. Since we’re right in Manhattan, we can always be there fast.


Philip Kraus, President

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When you trust Fred Smith Plumbing & Heating with your building’s problem, you can depend on the solutions. We solve problems on all piping systems: plumbing, heating, HVAC, high pressure steam, gas distribution, sprinkler and standpipe. Fred Smith has the expertise to keep even the most complex systems running smoothly. Please explore “Our Services” to learn more about what we do and how we do it. And then give us a call and let us know how we can earn your business.

When you call Fred Smith, you get a live plumber on the phone, ready to troubleshoot your problem immediately. You’ll never get a receptionist or, worse, an answering machine.  You’ll experience the Fred Smith teamwork at work for you.  That teamwork stems from the tightly orchestrated efforts of our executive team, field supervisors, office staff and nearly 100 mechanics and helpers. What really sets every one of these people apart is their interest in and concern for your needs.

Hundreds of NYC residential buildings rely on high pressure steam. Which is why they rely on us. High pressure steam systems are complex, temperamental, and in the wrong hands, dangerous. That’s why most plumbers won’t touch them. Fred Smith Plumbing & Heating, on the other hand, practically wrote the book on high pressure steam. Check out our video and call Fred Smith’s steam experts for a free evaluation of your building’s steam systems.

Many NYC residential buildings experience brown water problems. Which is why they rely on Culligan of New York, Fred Smith’s exclusive distributorship for Culligan International, the world leader in water filtration. We offer building wide filtration, Bottle Free Coolers for your gym, more refreshing water at the tenants’ tap, and more. Culligan has a solution for all your water needs. Check out our website, and while you’re there watch our drinking water ad to receive a special offer.

Fred Smith Plumbing & Heating’s Fire Suppression experts can keep your building’s fire-suppression system inspected, tested, and maintained in accordance with the NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems required by the New York City Fire Department.  We have the experience and know-how to make sure a building is up to code and ready for anything. Check out our video and call Fred Smith’s fire suppression experts for a customized a Fire Suppression Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Plan.

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