If you have ever come home to a flooded bathroom floor due to a broken pipe, you know the value of having a good plumber’s phone number handy!
Gone are the simpler days when Yellow Pages would conveniently list the contact info of three prominent local plumbers in your area. Nowadays, Google is littered with plumber companies that claim to provide you with the best and most reliable services. The struggle is to select one that will match your preferences. So in order to help you, we have listed a few things you should consider while selecting a plumber.
Accreditation and Experience
Appropriate accreditation is a token of a professional’s quality of work and reliability. Only select a plumbing company and profession with proper certifications and licenses. Professional training is especially essential when the problem is big and requires expertise.
Generally speaking, the longer a plumbing professional has been working in the industry the more expertise they will have. Do not hesitate to ask questions about the duration of their work experience and the types of jobs they have handled. A well trained and skilled plumber will have thorough knowledge of various plumbing systems.
You most likely don’t want to spend a fortune on plumbing work, especially if the job isn’t time-consuming for the professional. A trustworthy and reliable plumber acknowledges that his services are more than required but doesn’t overcharge. Get an estimate from the plumber you are considering and compare it with the estimates you receive from a few others, to make sure you’re getting a fair and standard deal. However, refrain from forming an opinion solely based on the price, you should also take into account their accreditation and experience.
Many people require plumbing services on a daily basis, leaving most plumbers busy and booked in advance. It is convenient to establish contact with a plumber who works in your area and isn’t overly booked so they can come at your rescue in a case of emergency or be available on a date and time that suits you.
Word of the Mouth and Online Reviews
Your neighbours, friends, family member, and online groups can simplify your search by recommending a plumbing professional they have previously hired. Contacting a professional based on a recommendation gives you tremendous peace of mind, since you have already heard good things about the individual’s services.
Online reviews have also made it easier than ever to identify reputed professionals. Simply typing up the company’s name into Google and checking what people have written about their services will give you the necessary information to make a decision.
Contact Total Plumbing and Heating
The team of professionals at Total Plumbing and Heating Ltd. have been serving both the commercial and residential sector of Edmonton area since 2003. We comprehend unique needs of both business owners and homeowners to provide them with the best solutions and services. Contact us all your new and old equipment requirements, along with cleaning and repair jobs.