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PMI Remodeling & Repairs A One-Stop Shop For All Projects, Big And Small
By Julie Unger
At PMI Remodeling & Repairs, “one call repairs it all.” The family business has been based in Wellington since it was founded by Paul Tonks in 1987. After working at the old Wellington Club, Paul struck out his own when he saw the need for a remodeling and repair company in the growing community. He currently runs the business with his son, Phil, and the rest of their family. “We’ve come from being a one-man company to now being a lot bigger than we were,” said Paul, who is originally from England. Starting in Paul’s garage many moons ago, they have since moved to several different buildings in Wellington’s industrial centers, bringing them to the current office, where they have a showroom full of supplies and mock-
ups for clients to come and pick out anything they want, ranging from kitchens and bathrooms to whole house renovations and repairs. “I came to the business when fax machines and computers started coming onto the scene, so I brought those kinds of technology in, and built the software to run the company,” said Phil, who is destined to one day take over the business. Though Paul said he is looking to retire soon, Phil pointed out that he has been saying that for the last five years. Phil is ready and able to take over for his father. He has had his state building contractor’s license for more than
Phil Tonks and Paul Tonks of PMI Remodeling & Repairs.
20 years and is devoted to the company. PMI services include remodeling, commercial services, roofing, gutters, siding, windows, plumbing, electrical, heating, air conditioning, irrigation and painting. Their approach is different from other companies. wellington the magazine | september 2017
Published on Aug 31, 2017
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