Wise Consumers Need These Facts Before Hiring a Plumber

Tai Irwin
19 Sep 2014

BY Tai Irwin / 0 Comments

What Should I Look For When Hiring a Plumber?

North Shore PlumberWhen you hire a plumber, you want to be certain that all points of consideration have been made. Here are some points to take into consideration when making this important decision.

A Proper Plumbing License is Vital

When you hire a plumber you will want to make sure they are licensed in your area. This protects you, the consumer, and ensures that work is done to code. Without the proper licensing, a plumber can do the work and you will not be protected in the event that any errors are made. If your state does not require that plumbers are licensed then it would be wise to check the review and possible complaints for any potential plumbers.

Insurance Protects You As the Consumer

Plumbers should be insured. In some cases, they may also need to be bonded as well. Insurance will protect both you and the plumber in case of an injury or accident. While you hope that there are no mistakes, they can happen. With experienced plumbers, this is less likely. Nonetheless, insurance is vital for all plumbers to carry. This protects you from any possible damage. It also protects you in the case of any injury or accident which could happen. While you are considering plumbers be sure to check their accident history. Insurance or not, there needs to be a good safety record.

Plumbing ServicesExperience Makes All the Difference

Shoddy work is not ever the plan no matter who you hire. It makes a huge difference when you hire a plumber who has ample experience. Some things to ask a plumber you are thinking of hiring are: How long have you been in business? Are all of your staff plumbers licensed? Do you have references from previous jobs? Some people shy away from asking these kinds of questions and regret it later. Assumptions are often made that a long-standing company has a good reputation. It never hurts to investigate. Some companies may have people hired as apprentice plumbers and they may need supervision. This is your home, you are protecting, so be sure to ask before you invest.

We want to make sure our North Shore customers are happy, so leave the plumbing projects up to Tai Irwin Plumbing. Don’t delay and call 02 9451-1863 today!