About Argent Contracting Company

Offering premium HVAC & plumbing services in Morris, Essex, Somerset, and Union Counties since 1988

Nicolas Argenziano established Argent Contracting Company, Inc. in 1988. Argent Contracting Company is a fully insured and licensed New Jersey Plumbing business that has been providing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week plumbing, heating, cooling, mechanical, and drain cleaning service in Central and Northern New Jersey for over 35 years.

Argent Contracting provides all of our clients with quality and dependable service at reasonable rates. We pride ourselves on maintaining one of the highest return client percentages in our service area, while establishing new clients on a daily basis. In addition to standard plumbing repairs, we service and install steam and water boilers of any size. Our drain cleaning services include electric snaking, hydro jetting, video inspection, and lining of deteriorated and/or damaged sewer lines. We also offer services to accommodate renovations and/or new construction.

Our history

Hecht-Argent LLC was established as a result of a merger that took place in July 2007 between Leo Hecht, Inc. and Argent Contracting Company, Inc. Leo Hecht Inc. has been providing plumbing and drain cleaning service in Northern New Jersey for over 55 years. Argent Contracting Company has been providing plumbing, heating, mechanical, and drain cleaning service in Central and Northern New Jersey for over 20 years. Now known as Hecht-Argent LLC, we provide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week plumbing, heating, and drain cleaning services to industrial and commercial clients in Central and Northern New Jersey.

Argent Service Trucks are fully stocked to meet most, if not all, of your service needs. We also maintain a full inventory of products, including water heaters, boilers, and pumps in our own 3,500 S.F. warehouse, allowing us to provide you with real 24-hour service.

Argent’s reputation for success and customer satisfaction

Argent has the industry recognition to back up our superior service:

  • A+ Better Business Bureau (BBB) Rating
  • A Rating on Angie’s List

Much of our business comes from customer referrals, and we have a very high client retention rate. Our clients know that they can trust Argent – so they keep coming back. Not only does Argent have a fantastic, loyal customer base, our technicians remain with us for years as well. We have several licensed plumbers and technicians on staff who have been with Argent for years.

What makes Argent different than other HVAC & plumbing companies in New Jersey?

Our office is fully equipped to receive and accommodate your service request in any format, at any time, day or night! We are fully computerized and generate accurate and legible work orders and invoices, allowing us to quickly access our records to accommodate your questions and or request.


At Argent Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, we pride ourselves on a culture that reverberates with dedication, passion, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. For years, we have been at the forefront of the HVAC and plumbing industry, not just because of our cutting-edge technologies or our impeccable service quality, but because of our people – professionals who wear their expertise with pride and commitment. If you believe you can contribute to our legacy of excellence and have what it takes to be a part of the Argent family, we invite you to view our current career openings. Send us your resume and let’s embark on a journey of unparalleled professional growth together. Your path to excellence begins here, at Argent Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning.