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About Us

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Royal Plumbing opened in 2006 as a small business looking to offer plumbing solutions in the Des Moines and surrounding areas. Over the years it has grown to employ over 70 plumbers, apprentices, and helpers. We have expanded our company to include not only residential plumbing but also commercial plumbing and aging in place options. We specialize in new construction, remodel and service. Our service area includes a 75-mile radius of the Des Moines Metro, however, our aging in place options expand to cover the state of Iowa. We are licensed industry professionals, and we want to go above and beyond to bring you the best experience possible.


Travis Landwehr, Owner

Travis started his plumbing career while still in high school taking advantage of a school to work program. After graduation, Travis started plumbing full time while attending apprentice school at Associate Builder & Contractors of Iowa. In 2004 Travis obtained his Journeyman and Master Plumbing license.

In 2006, the opportunity presented itself for Travis to fulfill his dream of being his own boss. Royal Plumbing was started based on the attitude of hard work, honesty, and fair prices. Travis has expanded his business over the years to include one of the best teams of people in the business.

Lindsay Landwehr, Owner

Lindsay is the co-owner of Royal Plumbing and has provided support for Royal Plumbing since day one and decided to take a full-time role with the company in 2013. She handles all account management for Royal Plumbing, pulls permits, and everything else to make your project run smoothly.

Ernie Landwehr, Office Manager

Ernie joined Royal Plumbing in 2009 with over 30 years of sales and managerial experience. Ernie is your go-to guy for all things walk-in tub, shower, and tub cutouts. He enjoys providing aging in place solutions so people can stay in their homes longer. Ernie is in charge of ensuring all our projects are running safely. Ernie is also our Senior Fiberglass Repair Technician.

Joe Clausen, Commercial Project Manager

Joe joined Royal Plumbing in 2009 and has over 34 years of plumbing experience. Joe oversees all our commercial projects and crews. Joe has experience working in commercial project management since 2003.

Brad Stier, Residential Project Manager

Brad joined Royal Plumbing in 2014. Brad has over 20 years of plumbing experience. Brad oversees the new construction residential plumbing. He runs all the residential crews, as well as ensures the plumbing side of your new home is being installed in a timely and efficient manner.

Mike Hougham, Field Supervisor

Mike joined Royal Plumbing in 2010 and has 18 years of plumbing experience. Mike works in the field and provides on-site management, troubleshooting, and technician support. He is experienced in new construction, service, and remodels.

Jeremy Hills, Field Supervisor

Jeremy joined Royal Plumbing in 2012 and has 20 years of plumbing experience. Jeremy specializes in the groundwork phase of your project. He oversees our sewer and groundwork crews.

Jennifer Read, Administrative Assistant

Jennifer joined the Royal team in 2017 with over 20 years of customer service experience. Jennifer handles all the incoming service calls and runs the service schedule like clockwork. When Jennifer is not running the service schedule, she is ordering plumbing fixtures and scheduling deliveries for your new home!

Melissa Thomas, Internal Project Coordinator

Melissa joined the Royal Team in 2017 with over 20 years of customer service experience. Melissa assists with many different aspects of Royal Plumbing, from inventory control to billing. She is also one of our fiberglass repair technicians.

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