ARS/Rescue Rooter AcquiresColumbus AC Company

June 3, 2011
Worthington personnel to remain

ARS®/Rescue Rooter® has acquired Columbus Worthington Air, Columbus, OH. Columbus Worthington Air provides air conditioning, heating and indoor air quality services to both residential and commercial customers. The company has been in business since 1936, and is one of the largest and most established premium service providers in Central Ohio. Prior to this acquisition, ARS®/Rescue Rooter® only provided plumbing, drain cleaning and sewer line services in the Columbus market through its Rescue Rooter® brand.

“We're very excited to now offer air conditioning and heating services in Central Ohio, allowing us to respond to a wider range of customer needs.” said ARS®/Rescue Rooter® President & C.O.O., Dave Slott. “Columbus Worthington Air complements the Rescue Rooter® brand very well, as both companies are dedicated to an exceptional service experience and maintaining long-term relationships with their customers.”

Existing Columbus Worthington Air management and staff will remain in place.

“We partnered with Clint Schreck, general manager of Columbus Worthington Air, because of his experience and commitment to his employees and customers. We’re pleased to incorporate his team into our network of outstanding businesses,” says Chris Evans, division vice president.