Finding a quality plumber might seem like an impossible task, unless you know exactly what you’re looking for. Well fear not, top-notch professionals are out there to assist.
But where do you have to go to find them? They might be right under your nose, if you ask the right questions.
Determine the experience of every potential plumber you plan to hire. Do they come to you via a recommendation? How many successful projects have they completed lately?
You want your plumber to have a great deal of experience doing the exact plumbing work you need. In other words, don’t hire a plumber for a bathroom remodel if they’ve never completed one. Talk to them and understand their specialties before you proceed with making a final hiring decision.
Having the right gear for the job means it’ll get done faster and more reliably. If your plumber has to constantly run to the store to get the right tools, they probably aren’t the right plumber for you.
There will still likely be a few additional parts needed, but just make sure those costs are understood upfront. You don’t want to be surprised by a host of additional fees on top of your normal bill for labor.
When it’s time to perform the actual work, know how many people it will take to get the job done and the costs associated with the crew.
Understanding how many people are going to be in your home is important for your peace of mind as well as understanding total costs for the work.