By: Jerome Lobner
Tee Plumbing is the October drawing winner for the Loup City Area Chamber of Commerce membership business of the month.
Travis Kurtzhals started Tee Pee Plumbing in October of 2016. The home base for his business is at 275 L Street. He said the business name was chosen as is a common expression for toilet paper. Travis said he has over “eight years of experience in general plumbing”.
Travis said the business “ is mostly work on farm and home pluming jobs” noting the most common calls are “faucet replacement and replacing the wax seals in toilets”. He also works on and install water heaters, clears clogged drains and bath tub installations. He plans on getting schooling this winter to obtain his license to work with septic tank systems. Travis said he does not do commercial work at this time.
His rates for simple jobs taking a half hour or less are $25. For larger projects his flat rate per hour is $79. Travis has his step father Kim Dorsey assist him when needed.
Travis said he “bought a used UPS truck and is outfitting it to be his business vehicle”. He said the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed his business noticeably. He said he will use a mask when doing a plumbing job “if the customer asks him to”.
Business hours are 8 AM to 6 PM Mondays through Friday. He is on call on weekends should a customer have a plumbing emergency. His phone is 308-870-6085. Travis currently does not have a web page for his business.
Travis and his wife Paige (Person) and their two children, Kaily and Rorik reside at 275 L Street.