Artisan Plumbing Heating & Cooling is a family owned and operated company specializing in residential and commercial work that spans 3 generations.  Our goal is to provide you with the most reliable and efficient service possible, without compromising on quality or safety. We strive to exceed your expectations because we understand that without our awesome customers, there is no Artisan.  A few of the ways we achieve this is that every mechanic is a NJ Licensed Master Plumber and NJ Master HVACR Technician, among countless other certifications that make us qualified to take on any project you can throw at us, no matter how big or small.  Also, we are always just a phone call away; whether you need some repairs made or you are just planning a DIY project and need some helpful tips, we are happy to help. Our motto is "We treat you like family",  and that is exactly what we will do. We not only want to win you as our customer, we also want to keep you a customer for life!

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Mike Sr. started his career in the United States Air Force in 1983 stationed at Lowry Air Force Base in Denver Colorado. He completed a 4 year apprenticeship and 4 year enlistment with an Honorable Discharge. He went to work with a large mechanical contractor upon his discharge in Hoboken, NJ. After relocating to Brick, NJ and obtaining his NJ Master Plumbers License in 1989.  He holds multiple certifications including but not limited to : NJ Master Plumber License - NJ Master HVACR License - Universal CFC License for freon - as well as multiple product certifications.  His favorite hobby is playing with his grandson's but is also an avid cyclist.

Mike Sr


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Mike Jr. grew up in the family business. His first job was digging water and sewer mains when he was 13. He graduated from Toms River High School East in 2002. Then went on the study criminal justice at Ocean County College. He then decided to go into the family business after college. Mike has received his NJ Master Plumbing and Master HVACR license and specializes in plumbing service, high efficiency boilers and water heaters and is well versed in all aspects of the plumbing and HVACR trade. His hobbies are spending time with his family, DIY projects and is a avid motorcyclist.

Mike JR


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Tim is our Senior plumbing technician who specializes in plumbing, HVAC for new construction and renovations. Tim graduated from Toms River High School East in 1982 and started in the plumbing trade in 1984. His first project was the plumbing at Waters Edge in Toms River, NJ. Tim received his Master Plumber’s License in 2003 and has also been issued his Master HVACR License. His hobbies are scuba diving and coin collecting.

Tim Smith

Lead Plumbing & HVAC Tech

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Austin is our apprentice who graduated from Toms River High School East in 2016. He was the star pitcher his Sophomore and Senior year. Austin started his apprenticeship in 2017 and is currently in his 2nd year of New Jersey’s 5-Year plumbing and HVAC apprenticeship program at Ocean County Vocational School in Brick, NJ. His hobby is training in mixed martial arts.

Austin Gudzak

Plumbing/HVAC Apprentice