Contractors, Expansions

Unique Indoor Comfort Acquisitions Expand Services in Key Markets

January 03, 2023

Unique Indoor Comfort (“Unique”), a partnership of employee, technician and customer-focused home services companies, has acquired four high-quality companies in in-demand markets.
All-Phase Electrical in Philadelphia is Unique’s first foray into electrical and is in the same city as its first acquisition. The two companies will work in tandem to grow market share. Owner and founder Chris Caniglia will remain with the company as President, which is a critical component of Unique’s growing platform.

The addition of Dick Hill & Son in Richmond, Ind. expands the company’s Midwest footprint. It is a sister company to Detmer and Sons in Dayton, Ohio, which is also in the Unique stable. Owner Chris Hill is staying on as President.

Carolina Custom Air provides high-quality, reliable HVAC service to residential and commercial customers in Awendaw, Charleston, Daniel Island, Isle Of Palms, Mount Pleasant, Sullivan’s Island, Summerville and the surrounding areas in South Carolina. Owner Patrick Blevins will remain as the President of the company.

Based in Lincolnton, N.C., Rye Heating and Air Conditioning provides friendly and skilled HVAC service to Lincoln, Gaston, Catawba, Iredell and Mecklenberg counties. Rye is located adjacent to another Unique company, Canella Heating and Air. The two companies will share resources to grow their respective service areas. Owner Brad Rye will continue as President.

“Unique is thrilled to welcome Chris, Patrick, Brad and Chris to our platform of employee and customer-focused home services companies,” said Nate Kukla, President and CEO, Unique. “Over the last year and a half, we have grown to 11 companies across the United States, and we continue to seek out successful founders who share our values of integrity, quality and taking care of employees first.”
Atlanta-based private equity firm Grove Mountain Partners provides Unique with the resources to continue its strategic and balanced growth.

Beginning in mid-2021, Unique has added Moncrief Heating and Air Conditioning in Atlanta; Werley Heating & Air Conditioning in Allentown, Penn; Clay’s Climate Control in Linwood, N.J.; Detmer and Sons Inc.; Canella Heating & Air Conditioning in Conover, N.C. and A-Total Plumbing in Cartersville, Ga.

Unique Indoor Comfort companies build on a legacy of experience and culture. For multiple decades, its companies have delivered operational, management, accounting and technology excellence within the heating and cooling space to deliver a first-class customer experience, all while taking care of employees. Through a shared mission and unique vision, we give companies the ability to put their passion into play to reimagine the home service industry. For more information, visit

Grove Mountain Partners is a private equity firm that invests in middle market home service companies and specialty business service companies, with annual revenues between $15 and $200 million. With a mission to build great companies, it is long-term and relationship-focused, possesses deep sector domain expertise and comprises operators rather than financiers. For more information, visit