MEMPHIS, Tenn. — American Residential Services (ARS), a national provider of air conditioning, heating, and plumbing services, announced it has acquired the assets of Allgood Plumbing, Electric, Heating & Cooling in Snellville, Georgia.

For over 21 years, Allgood operated as a family-owned business in the greater Atlanta area led by Melvin Music, who said, “ARS shares our core value of delivering exceptional customer service. We are thrilled to be joining the ARS/Rescue Rooter Network and are looking forward to the opportunities for growth and serving even more customers in the greater Atlanta area.”

“It is our privilege to partner with Allgood’s talented management team and dedicated employees. Allgood’s reputation in the marketplace is exceptional and is a perfect fit with ARS’ vision of delivering a best-in-class customer experience,” said Dave Slott, president and chief operating officer of ARS.

Don Karnes, chief executive officer of ARS, added, “We are very pleased to have Allgood join our family. With this acquisition, ARS expands its presence in Atlanta, which includes our ARS/Universal HVAC operations and our Rescue Rooter plumbing operations.”

ARS operates a network of 65 company-owned, locally-managed service locations spanning 22 states, with approximately 5,500 employees. The ARS/Rescue Rooter Network serves both residential and light commercial customers, providing heating, cooling, IAQ, plumbing, drain cleaning, sewer line, radiant barrier, insulation, and ventilation services. For more information, visit

Publication date: 5/25/2016

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