find a good plumber

How To Find A Good Plumber

Whether you need a gas safety check for you gas appliances or your boiler is on its last legs and you need a replacement its important to take a number of things into account when you are trying to find a good plumber. This ensures that the work will be done properly and the end result meets safety requirements.

Firstly you should consider the scale of the job that you want done. If its a small job like replacing a faucet then you may want to just phone a local plumber to come ad do the work. If your thinking about a larger project like having your bathroom remodelled or a new boiler and pipe work installed then its best to get at least three different plumbers in to quote for the work.

They should all provide a written quotation for the cost of the work, how long it will take to complete and a break down of what they are going to do. This will allow you to analyse each proposal and select the one that you think is best for you.

You can easily find plumbers in you local area using a Google search, the Yellow Pages or ask people you know locally.

All reputable Plumbers will provide free quotations and if all three companies come back to you with similar job specifications and similar prices then you know that you are getting the correct work done for the correct price.

How To Find A Good Plumber – Check References

This process can be time consuming but it is well worth taking the time to get some feedback form previous customers. You can check their website for reviews or you can ask to speak to one of their recent customers to check how their experience went.

Alternatively if the plumber in questions uses a scheme like Trustpilot, Check A Trade or Trust A Trader you can see reviews on their profile page.

Get Their Insurance Details

99% of plumbers will do everything they can to make sure that the job is done right the first time because we know that good customer satisfaction is the best way to win repeat business and ensure that we can continue making a living in the future.

However sometimes things go wrong and unforeseen events occur. So its important for you to get your plumbers insurance details before they start work on your property. Most tradesmen have £5 million liability insurance – this is more than enough to cover you but its important to know that you’re covered whatever happens.

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