At Work Protec Plumbing
Richard (Rick) and Brandon Hume are young
entrepreneurs with dedication, passion and an
undeniable work ethic. The brothers own a full-service
plumbing company, Pro-Tec Plumbing, Inc. Under the
ownership, Pro-Tec Plumbing, has grown into a team
of over thirty employees.
Rick and Brandon grew up in Plymouth, Massachusetts
and moved to Florida in the early 2000’s. They started
their plumbing business in 2009 with a promise to
build the business focused on hard work, honesty and
a promise to provide the quality of work that they
would expect in their own home.
Rick originally worked with his father who managed
a company that cleaned up and recycled hazardous
waste. At this company, Rick’s primary responsibilities
were to construct large scale plumbing for oil
refineries and waste water treatment plants.
Later in Rick’s career he worked at a plumbing supply
house as a delivery driver. He was offered a job from
a customer to be a plumber’s helper. He got his feet
wet as an apprentice until 2005 when he decided to
move to Florida. He joined a small plumbing company
and eventually managed running the trucks, doing
estimates, invoicing and making decisions for the
Rick became very passionate about plumbing and
in the beginning of 2008 Rick attended school and
passed the exams to become a Master plumber.
Rick was laid off due to the economy sinking so
he activated his license as the President of Pro-Tec
Plumbing and hit the ground running January 1, 2009.
Brandon who is very passionate about golf decided to
move to Florida in 2004 after he graduated from high
school and attended Florida Gulf Coast University.
Brandon graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in
Finance. After graduation, Brandon helped hand dig
the first residential home in 2009 with Rick. In 2011,
Brandon decided to join forces permanently as Vice
President and co-owner with his brother Rick and runs
the office side of the business.
Rick is an outdoorsman with a wife, daughter and
four dogs which can regularly be found in the office
to greet our customers. In his free time, he enjoys
weekends at his cabin with friends and family, offroading,
and working on any kind of project in which
he can perform the work himself.
Brandon is a family man who is outnumbered in his
house by a wife, two young daughters and even a
female dog. In his spare time, he enjoys being with
friends and family, playing golf, traveling, drinking
craft beer and watching his favorite sports teams the
New England Patriots and Boston Bruins.
Pro-Tec Plumbing operates on an ethic of guarantying
their work and establishing a lasting relationship with
their customers, ensuring peace of mind when it
comes to their plumbing systems.
The best advice the two brothers can give to
homeowners is: Do not ignore your plumbing systems
and know where your main shut off valve is located in
case of emergency. If you are leaving your home for
an extended period of time, make sure the main water
valve is shut off.
Most people do not often think about their plumbing
system but it is quite a substantial part of your home.
One simple failure in your plumbing system can
lead to major destruction in both your property and
Pro-Tec Plumbing, utilizes technology to streamline
and enhance the customer’s
plumbing experience. Their
technicians focus on quality
and knowledge in
the plumbing trade.
Collier and Lee Counties
are recommending their
services to their family
members, neighbors, friends
and businesses because of their
superior customer service,
honesty and professional
Rick and Brandon’s family
roots go deep in the belief of honesty, hard work, and knowledge. In the
end, they want to not only stand behind their work,
but most importantly the purpose behind it. From
Residential and Commercial Service to Bathroom and
Kitchen Remodels to New Construction and Water
Filtration Systems, it’s all about giving the customer
the best products on the market!
As Rick always says, “It doesn’t matter how many
people you have if you don’t have the right people.”
They have the right people. They pride themselves
on the ability to look at tasks that some would find
difficult and are persistent at finding a solution to
repair the problem for their customers.
PRO-TEC PLUMBING, INC.
4360 Corporate Square, Naples, FL 34104
(239) 261-1000 | WWW.PTPNAPLES.COM