About Us

If you have struggled to find a reliable, efficient company with technicians you can trust, you don’t have to struggle any longer. The experts at Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling are here for you!

Why Schaal Plumbing, Heating & Cooling?

“My air conditioner is blowing but the air is warm.”

“The pipes in my basement are banging every time my dishwasher turns on.”

“Every time my heat pump turns on it smells like dirty gym socks!”


When you have over 70 years’ worth of heating, cooling and water heater experience, there isn’t a whole lot you haven’t heard. You can’t buy this kind of experience, it has to be earned, and with every new generation that comes to Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, we pass this experience along to each and every technician in our employ. But that’s not all we do. Our experts are NATE– and SAVE–certified so while they carry great accumulated knowledge from past experience, they are just as well–versed in the latest trends and technologies in the heating and cooling industries. Then there are our guarantees. There isn’t just one guarantee, there are eight, and you get them with every job we do:

  • Safe Home Guarantee
  • Clean House Guarantee
  • Client Courtesy Guarantee
  • Comfort Assurance Guarantee
  • No Paperwork Promise
  • Lemon Warranty
  • Price Guarantee
  • No Surprises Guarantee

We can’t vouch for what other companies will offer you, but we can vouch for what we will always offer you: expert service with guarantees that ensure the quality of the work, the quality of the products and the quality of our technicians.

What Is NATE?
The acronym NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence, a non–profit organization that is the largest certification organization for the entire HVAC industry. The certification tests NATE administers are based on real–world knowledge of every kind of HVAC system around. Passing these tests isn’t easy and require expert working knowledge of HVAC systems. As such, what NATE–certification means, in a nutshell, is that our technicians know their stuff and know what they are doing. NATE certification has to be renewed every two years to be valid, so you can rest assured that when one of our technicians is working on your property, he/she is armed with all the latest knowledge available. When you couple this knowledge with our 70 years of experience, you have help at hand that you can truly count on.
Call Schaal Ya'all!
Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling has won over 30+ awards over the years but those awards pale in comparison to what our customers think of us. After all, you are only as good as your last review, and we want to make sure we are always meeting our customers’ satisfaction. As residents of Des Moines and the surrounding areas ourselves, we know how extreme our weather can get: terribly hot and humid during the summer months and bitterly frigid during the winter months. This is why we offer emergency services that you can count on because you should never be without the heating or cooling you need. You should also never be without the hot water you need, either, and we are here to help you with that, too. We’re located in Des Moines, but we proudly serve the cities of Ankeny, West Des Moines, Clive, Indianola and beyond. When you need help with your HVAC system or your home’s hot water, make sure you "Call Schaal, Ya’all!"