Tips When Hiring A Plumber

Premier Residential and Commercial Plumbing Services
and Same-Day 24/7 Emergency Services. SCHEDULE ONLINE

    What To Look For When Hiring A Plumber

    Are They Licensed?

    Most states require plumbers to hold a license, though a couple of states like New York and Kansas do not. If your state does not require licensing, check to see if there have been any formal complaints filed against the plumber you are considering.

    How Long Have They Been In Business?

    Ask the plumber how long he or she has been in business. A larger company will likely have plumbers with years of experience, but you should still ask. It’s a good sign if the company has been in business for several years because it often means it has a proven track record of quality work.

    How Much Are Their Plumbing Rates?

    Plumbers will know what they need to do and will be able to give an accurate estimate unless they run into other major problems. It is best to get at least three estimates and be use caution of any estimate that is much lower than the others. It could mean the plumber is cutting corners or plans to use inferior parts.

    What Is The Plumbers Warranty?

    Plumbers should guarantee their work, including parts. Many warranties cover the plumber’s work for up to one year. If the plumber refuses to guarantee his or her work, the safest move is to find another plumber.

    Do They Have Insurance or Bonded?

    Plumbers need to be insured and in some cases, they may also need to be bonded as well. Using an insured plumber will protect both you and the plumber in case of an injury or accident.

    Ask About Plumbing References

    Plumbers who have been in business any length of time have no problem giving you references from past clients. If they cannot, or will not, then consider looking for another plumber. Talking with past customers is one of the best ways to accurately gauge the quality of the plumber’s work.

    Online Reviews

    Go online and check the plumbers online reviews. Good places to look are the BBB, Yelp, Google, and sometimes Facebook. Every company will usually have both positive and negative reviews so just make sure the positive reviews are higher than the negative reviews. Anytime you deal with the public, you can have a customer that doesn’t like something so don’t get caught up too much in it unless they are having overwhelming negative reviews. Give our plumbing service company a call today!

    Contact Next Plumbing


    More from our Blog

    October 6, 2017

    Storm Chasers – Questions To Ask When Hiring Contractors

    Your name Your email Subject Your message (optional) Storm Chasers Emerge After Hurricane Irma Disaster seems to always make the scammers (storm chasers) come out of the woodwork. Days after the storm so called contractors started showing up in neighborhoods ready to instantly and quickly fix your damage. CONSUMERS BEWARE! Legitimate contractors just don’t work […]

    January 5, 2017

    Detecting Water Leaks and Re-piping Are Your Water Lines or Pipes Showing These Warning Signs?

    Your name Your email Subject Your message (optional) Detecting Water Leaks and Re-piping Are Your Water Lines or Pipes Showing These Warning Signs? The harsh water conditions in Southwest Florida are tough on water pipes. Over a period of time the inside lining of the pipe will deteriorate and small pinhole water leaks will develop. […]

    May 22, 2015

    Bathroom Faucet Installation

    Your name Your email Subject Your message (optional) Bathroom Faucet Installation for Do-It-Yourselfers Do-It-Yourself Bathroom Faucet Installation by Moen: This Do-it-Yourself video from Moen quickly runs through all the parts, tools, precautions and steps you need to give your bathroom a new look by properly installing a new faucet.

    MORE ARTICLES