Finding a right plumber is no rocket science, but you should know the things to look for when hiring a plumber. Every house needs a plumber so having Your Personal Plumber is, of course, a mandatory thing for any house owner. If you don’t have a personal plumber then it may cause either damage to your house or leave you stressed out finding one during an emergency.
You can read through the guide on plumbing works and know the basics of plumbing in http://www.wsd.gov.hk/filemanager/en/content_150/HBonPIB.pdf
There are few plumbing works which can be taken care all by yourself watching plumbing tutorial videos/classes or with kits designed for self-servicing but most of the services require the help of a plumber.Here are few tips to help you find a quality plumbing professional.
It would be the best option if you could get a contact of a plumber who works for a friend or family so need not check whether they are trustworthy or not. If not, ask your neighbors on the plumbing services they use nearby. The next option is to look online for plumbing services which have good ratings and customer reviews.
If anybody could refer you to a plumber then that would work as well. Get at least 3 referrals possible based on the time you have for inquiry.
3. Service Offered
All plumbers don’t offer the same service since few may be specialized in some service and for others, the area of expertise will be different. Before committing with a plumber to come home inquire whether they can handle the plumbing issue you have if not, there is no point in calling them home.Instead look for alternative plumbers who would help you to resolve the issue.
4. BBB Listing and Directory
Better Business Bureau lists down the various trusted plumbing services offered nearby and it is based on how good they are with the customers.
You can also check in the local directory or newspapers or advertisements on the plumbers available
5. Home Services at Amazon
Have you heard before that Amazon helps you to find a person in your locality in a single click? Yes,You can search for your zip code, find a person to fix your problem answering few questions and get an estimate too.
6. Suggestions By Insurance Company
Insurance companies have a link with the contractors and they would be happy to help you finding a plumber though they are not going to pay for the service. You can trust them blindly since insurance companies usually do the reviewing part. There is also a possibility to get some discount, as they are linked through the insurance company.
7. Finding the right plumber for your problem
The plumber who helped you to get your leaking pipe fixed would not have experience in dealing with burst pipes so look for someone who can help get your problem fixed.
8. Licensed Plumber
Don’t let the plumber start his work without checking his license. Every plumber should have a license to work in the state after the completion of background checks and the capacity of his work.