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May 01, 2017

Fred Smith Plumbing – The Next Generation

Fred Smith Plumbing & Heating - The Next GenerationThe co-op and condo world has been fertile ground for many family businesses, including some that are now transitioning to the fourth generation. In its 35th Anniversary issue, Habitat Magazine profiled Fred Smith Plumbing & Heating, speaking with both generations – Phil and Sandy Kraus, and their sons Spencer and Preston. They discuss how they have adapted to the city’s changing real-estate landscape, and the ways they are passing the baton from one generation to the next.

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When you call Fred Smith Plumbing you get an expert on the phone who can solve your problem fast. Most days, that expert will probaby be owner Philip Kraus.

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