Originally home to the Lenni Lenape tribe, Alloway gets its name from a local Native American, Chief Allowas. The Lenape people, known as the “Delawares” to European settlers, were part of the Algonquin tribe. They used the land of the around the Delaware River for hunting and fishing for hundreds of years.
Although currently unincorporated, Alloway once was. Upper Alloways Creek Township was formally incorporated by Royal charter on June 17, 1767, from portions of what was once Alloways Creek Township. Portions of Quinton Township were formed from parts of Alloways Creek in 1873. On February 21, 1884, the town’s name was officially changed to Alloway.
On a more recent note, Hutchinson’s Plumbing and HVAC has been providing services in this area for seven decades. You can trust us for your heating and air conditioning needs. We are experts in keeping your family comfortable.
On March 23, 2016, New Jersey Family magazine, rated Alloway as NJ’s best town to raise a family. Citing the town’s rich history and their conservation of green spaces, Alloway took the top spot. Hutchinson’s expertly better contractors are officially rated to do Energy Star Audits, to keep your home on the green side of energy efficiency. We can check your plumbing, heating, air conditioning and appliances for compliance with the esteemed Energy Star rating. That will save you money in utilities and could possibly earn you state incentives.
The program is a part of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program (HpwES) . Hutch started with HpwES in the beginning and has since been rated in the top three companies in the entire country for completed Energy Star Projects. Our expertly better contractors are very proud that our services have helped residents to save over three million dollars in energy costs.
One particularly great spot for locals, according to their website, is Alloway Lake which opened to the public in 2009. The lake is a Southern New Jersey favorite place for boating, fishing and other outdoor activities. After a day of outdoor water sports, residents here want to go home and have their indoor water working properly. That is where Hutch comes in, if you have any issues with your plumbing or HVAC, our local services will get you all fixed up.
Families with school-aged children are serviced by the Alloway Township School District, offering classes from kindergarten through eighth grade. Alloway’s high school students in town are part of a sending/receiving program with Woodstown High School in Woodstown, NJ. The Hutchinson team also takes education very seriously. Each technician takes an additional one hundred hours of required training, for every year they work with our company. You can rest assured knowing that our local contractors are highly qualified to get your home running with the best, and most economical services for your plumbing and other needs.