CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NearU Services, a founder-led home services platform, announced the acquisition of Ideal Services Heating & Cooling, a home services provider based in Holly Springs, North Carolina. The acquisition of Ideal Services fortifies NearU’s existing presence in the Raleigh-Durham market.

"Ideal Services is one of the premier home services brands in the greater Raleigh area. This outstanding reputation has been earned through honest, top-quality tradesmanship provided consistently over the course of nearly two decades," said Ashish Achlerkar, NearU’s founder and CEO. "Bryan and his management team have built a warm company culture with talented team members who strive to get better every day. Our partnership with Ideal Services will allow for sharing of these best practices across the NearU family of companies while bringing to bear our collective resources to drive Ideal’s legacy and brand to greater heights."

“When it came time to choosing a transition partner, I had an ironclad, guiding principle: ensure continuity in our excellent level of customer service and employee wellbeing. I chose NearU based on these two criteria, and Ashish’s clearly-laid-out vision for the betterment of the skilled trades," said Bryan Edwards, founder of Ideal Services. "Their level of preparedness, along with their process-driven and people-centric approach gives me great confidence about the future of Ideal Services as part of the NearU family," said Bryan Edwards, Founder of Ideal Services."

Under NearU's ownership, the Ideal Services team will continue to operate under their current local brand. Ideal Services will go on serving customers under the existing management team led by General Manager Adam Hagen and NearU Regional General Manager Don Distel. NearU's operations, finance, and marketing teams have a well-defined plan to propel Ideal Services to new heights in service to its employees and its customers.