F.J. Murphy & Son


Serving Springfield IL Since 1947

About Us

Our Company Values

F.J. Murphy & Son, Inc. provides exemplary Plumbing, Heating & Cooling (HVAC), and Fire Sprinkler services for the residential, commercial, and institutional markets in the greater Springfield area and throughout Illinois and other select out-of-state locations. We also provide Piping, Refrigeration, and Welding services. With over 70 years in business, we offer affordable pricing and the best response in the industry. Whether you need an inspection, repair, maintenance, or design and construction, call, and we are ready to go to work!” We tackle mechanical work from the very large and complicated to the very small and simple. As the adage goes, “no job is too large or too small…we do it all.”

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father and mother having fun with their two children in their comfortable home in springfield il

Making Excellence Our Priority

What to Expect

At F.J. Murphy & Son, Inc., we know we’re different. No other contractor is as passionate as we are. You will love the work we do. Nothing makes us happier each day than knowing whatever it is, we are doing it the right way. We’re obsessed with accuracy. We’re 100% committed to each and every project we take on. And because we’ve been in business since before the 1950s, there is no one else that can match our record of accomplishment in the work we do. Our customers regularly tell us we are the best and with good reason.

It is said that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. Followed and imitated by newcomers and other competitors, we’ve set the bar high for excellence in our industry, excellence that’s simply unmatched. You get that level of service in everything we do. The difference? We respect you as a customer, which means giving you our full attention, and our very best work, every time. It sounds simple: We do what we say we’re going to do. And we do it with care, integrity and excellence. You expect a job well done, and we deliver….because we’ve always been the leaders, not the followers. You benefit!

You won’t find a more honest company than F. J. Murphy & Son, Inc. Just look at our reviews.

What Sets Us Apart

Our Awards

F. J. Murphy & Son, Inc. has won the prestigious “Thomas H. Madigan” awards on ten (10) separate occasions from the State of IL for our exemplary activities on state construction projects. We congratulate everyone involved in winning these multiple awards for Outstanding Achievement, Special Merit and Programmatic Achievement.

  • Willard Ice Building
  • Cahokia Mounds Interpretive Center
  • Restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright Dana Thomas House
  • Remodeling of Markwood Barracks, Illinois Veteran’s Home
  • Renovation of Fell Hall, Illinois State University
  • Renovation of Old Main, Illinois School for the Deaf
  • Dickson Mounds Museum
  • University of Illinois, Chemical & Life Science Building
  • Historic Structure Renovation; Illinois State Coliseum
  • Show Horse Facility, Illinois State Fairgrounds

Further, F. J. Murphy & Son, Inc. continues to receive various awards recognizing both our Safety Initiatives and Safety Records from numerous state and national organizations. We are very proud of all of these since we know they’re the kinds of indicators that set us apart from our competition and ultimately benefit you, the customer.

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The Importance of Safety

F.J. Murphy & Son, Inc. recognizes our responsibilities in the interest of safety and accident prevention. The elimination of accidents involving our employees is one of our greatest responsibilities and is treated in the same manner and given the same level of importance as our business procedures relating to quality and productivity. Our desired goal is to minimize suffering from accidents by employees and members of the general public. Naturally, we are concerned from a general moral and humanitarian point of view; however, we are also anxious to reduce the indirect costs of accidents and maintain low insurance premiums, which allows us to ultimately provide greater value to our customers.

Indirectly tied to safety in what we install, F.J. Murphy & Son, Inc. also adheres to a formulated quality control policy developed in house in conjunction with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). We use only suppliers whose quality-control procedures and products conform to our program. All of our installations are done using only the best and most durable materials available. ​

Numerous state and national organizations regularly present us with a variety of positive citations recognizing our excellent safety initiatives and safety records.

F.J. Murphy & Son

If this is an emergency, please call 217.528.4081 for immediate assistance. We are available 24/7 through this number.