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Company Mission:
To make the lives we touch better

At Bayonet, we provide a number of services. We are an employer, a subcontractor, a service provider, and—to our many vendors—a customer. It is our goal to make each and every life we touch somehow better for having dealt with us. We truly believe in quality products, quality services, and quality people. It is our dedication to quality that allows us to enjoy our longevity and ensures that we will be here to serve you for years to come.  

Our History

Bayonet Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning is a family–owned and operated business. Robert Blankenship opened the doors in 1977 not far from our current location in Hudson. Initially, it was strictly a plumbing company, but over the years has added an air conditioning division as well. Bayonet holds licenses in Plumbing, Mechanical (heating and air conditioning), and Gas Piping and is a member of RACCA and PHCC.

The business has been built over the past 35+ years on satisfied customers. We have installed many thousands of plumbing and heating and air conditioning systems over the years. In many of our advertisements, you’ll read the slogan "quality is our most important product." It’s something that we live by. You see, we install many types of equipment, but the bottom line is that if any type of equipment is not installed properly, you will sacrifice your comfort. Even the best equipment available, installed improperly, will be ineffective at best and at worst will prematurely fail.

As the years have gone by, the business and the family has grown. At almost any time, you can contact our Hudson, Fla., offices and speak to a "Blankenship," that is, someone in Robert’s immediate family who now works at the company. We employ more than 90 individuals between our Pasco County home office and satellite locations in Polk, Orange, and Hillsborough counties.

Today, there are more than 60 Bayonet Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning trucks on the road. Some of them are dedicated service vehicles, some are dedicated to serving the new construction market, and some are dedicated to installing new equipment in homes like yours.

Thank you for trusting us with your family’s comfort and inviting us into your homes. We sincerely appreciate your business and appreciate your referrals. Please contact us today if we can serve you in any way.

Our family serving yours for over 35 years ... Don’t Sweat, CALL Bayonet!