This is a Checklist for Homeowners to Hire a Qualified, Professional Plumber!

Find a plumber quickly if there is a problem with your first choice plumbing and heating. You can search for a plumber using several methods:

You can ask your friends or family members for referrals.

If you are looking for a plumber, ask your local agent.

A contractor can provide a recommendation if you’ve used them in the past.

If you need a referral for a good plumbing contractor, ask your local plumbing supply company.

You can check online reviews about plumbers who work in your region. Searching for a nearby plumber on Google or Yahoo will bring up the local listing of plumbing companies in the area, along with customer testimonials and links to websites.

You have located a plumbing company in your locality. What should you be looking for? You should have a check list ready before you hire a plumbing company.

Does your state license you to work in plumbing?

Verify that you work with a plumber who is licensed. Ask for his license. Licensees are trained, have work experience, and know current local and state plumbing codes. Along with passing the exam for their license, licensed plumbers are required to take continuing education every year to be up-to-date on changes in codes, innovations, and new products.

As a Georgian plumber, it is important to have a wide range of skills. To become a Master Plumber or Journeyman an apprentice plumber must go through a series of requirements. This is a state-mandated process. A Journeyman Plumbing or Master Plumbing license requires 3-5 year of experience as a primary plumber, references, and passing an exam. Master Plumbers must also have some experience with commercial or industrial plumbers. The plumbers should also be certified to work with septic or backflow systems, and test them.

What is your company’s age?

You should look for plumbers in the business who are at least eight to ten years old. The length of time in business can give you an idea about the stability and viability of the plumber’s company.

Are Service Technicians Background Checked?

You would be happy to have their service technicians work in your home. The plumber must conduct an extensive background check, including random drug testing of all staff. Further, all Service Technicians should be wearing uniforms and name tags when they work in your residence. It is important that these Service Technicians are company employees, not sub-contractors.