L&D Coates, Inc., is a Class A plumbing contractor offering quality plumbing solutions in the Central Virginia area. We specialize in new construction & renovations for residential and small commercial projects. We are a newly formed company, merging Coates Plumbing, Inc & L & D Associates, Inc, both long-standing plumbing companies in Madison County, each in existence for several decades. We strive to do quality work in a professional, safe, and timely manner.
L&D COATES, INC.
Julie is the President of L&D Coates, Inc. and has a background in Business and IT with over 30 years of experience. With a degree in Management Science from Virginia Tech and her contractor license, she helped her husband, John, establish and operate Coates Plumbing for 3 decades. Julie is passionate about process improvement and always has her eye on new technologies that can be leveraged to help the business. She enjoys gardening, hiking, and taking care of her grandchildren in her time off.
Danny, our Vice President, has been around construction sites from a young age, helping his dad in his work and was an integral part of L&D Associates. A Master Plumber and Master Gas Fitter, Danny has over 35 years of experience in the field and is our primary estimator. Danny is very active in the community and leads our apprentice program. In his spare time, he loves to camp, kayak, & fish.
A Master Plumber, John has worked in plumbing for more than 35 years. After graduating from Virginia Tech, he started his career in construction in Florida. He moved ‘back home’ to Virginia and worked for Robertson Electric and Colonial Mechanical. He started Coates Plumbing in 1993 and has been ‘at it’ ever since. John’s hands-on style and commitment to quality bring great value to our company. In his spare time, he likes surf-fishing, camping in his RV, & hiking.
Hunter’s 30 years of plumbing experience began in 1990. He graduated from the apprenticeship program at PVCC and went on to become an integral part of L&D Associates. His strong work ethic and commitment to a job well-done while mentoring junior plumbers is key to our success. He is a Journeyman Plumber and a certified Backflow Technician. Hunter is an avid outdoorsman and devoted family man. He not only enjoys spending time with his family in his free time, he also has the benefit of working with his two brothers, son and wife.